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CREATING A CONSTITUTIONStudents research, create a story about, and determine how to govern a settlement on another planet


The Space Colony

Hit ELA and social studies standards as students role-play a group of space colonists who create a settlement on another planet. Students strengthen literacy skills as they create characters who use geography and science to make the planet fit for daily life.

Students develop spatial thinking skills as they navigate their setting and create maps of their space settlement. When confronted with a crisis within their colony, students must rally together to write a new constitution in the unit's critical incident, which is designed to expand their knowledge of government.


  • Teacher's handbook
  • Reproducible handouts
  • Student portfolio
  • Content slide sets
  • Electronic version
Grades 5–8.

Sample pages

Storypath Common Core correlationsstorypath stp58

This Title is part of the Series: STORYPATH LIBRARY

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
STP640-WBINT 9781560046110 Teacher's guide, CD $89.95
STP640E-WBINT Downloadable version (zip file; 57.8 MB) $89.95

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