In preparation for celebrating the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787, here are a few videos that I hope will inspire you to at least memorize the brief, but powerful Preamble.
First, here is my first attempt at video editing with the bare bones Windows Movie Maker (no ability to step through frame by frame with sound, or ability to mark stops before cutting). My daughters are reading the Preamble to the Constitution from the little book I carry in my purse. They can recite it by heart, but it I thought it would be a little different (and a little less exposed) if they did it this way. Let's not even talk about the 20 takes due to laughter.
If you knew it as a child, don't worry, it'll come back to you as Barney shows in this video.
Finally, a little treat for my sci-fi loving friends.
And if memorizing and reciting The Preamble in creative ways leaves you wanting more, you can find out which Founding Father you're most like. Much to my delight, I was most like James Madison.
Here, you may find some actual educational resources.