let them watch that one cartoon video where they sing.. make them sing it
i remember doing this in 5th grade
HEY, I need help with my s.s homework would u help me please?
type in schoolhouse rock the preamble
These sites have several good ideas.
Ben's Guide - Google this and you will get lots of grade appropriate
Well you could show a video about the constitution and its makers or you could read a book with a cassete
Don't go to hard on them. 5th grade is hard. Go easy on them.
Try making it into a game.
Like you get points if you get the correct answer.
As a 5th grade student I love to play games. Lots of kids like to get competitive, for instance maybe give out a prize for whoever gets the most points?