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9-12 Civics and Economics: 3D Printing The Bill of Rights
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Students will work individually or in pairs to design 3D-printed visual representations of one or more individual rights found in the Bill of Rights.

Subject:
Social Studies
American History
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
William Allred
Carrie Robledo
Date Added:
05/19/2021
9-12 Civics and Economics: Freedom of Rights -- Is it really free?
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Students will examine the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution and determine what situations would be included within the first amendment. By analyzing differing cases and the Supreme Court rulings on those cases, students will determine if the Court is consistent in their rulings about an individual’s freedoms. Once students analyze different court cases, they will write a paper answering the driving question and create a podcast using their paper as a script.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
William Allred
Carrie Robledo
Date Added:
05/18/2021
Allegheny County v. ACLU (1989)
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In this lesson, students read primary and secondary source documents about the Supreme Court case Allegheny County v. ACLU and the 1st amendment. Students then answer analysis questions about the case. There is a teacher answer key included in the lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Are Bible Readings Ever Allowed in Public Schools?
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In this lesson, students explore the controversial issue of religion (prayer, bible study, etc.) in public schools through an analysis of serveral court cases. Discussion questions are provided. In an associated activity, students will review and discuss the Supreme Court's theory that the government should remain neutral on this issue.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/27/2017
"...Are Reserved for the States..."
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Students compare their state's constitution to the U.S. Constitution, explain how the two documents illustrate federalism, and evaluate the need for state constitutions.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Author:
Marie Feeney-DiRito
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Are Students Protected by the First Amendment?
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This inquiry leads students through an investigation of students’ rights and the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. By investigating the compelling question, students consider the ways in which their rights provide a unique perspective on learning about the First Amendment and the extent to which schools are “special areas,” in which various courts have made rulings that may be seen as limiting students’ First Amendment rights.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
C3 Teachers
Date Added:
07/05/2017
Bethel v. Fraser (1986)
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In this lesson, students read primary and secondary source documents about the Supreme Court case Bethel v. Fraser and the 1st amendment. Students then answer analysis questions about the case. There is a teacher answer key included in the lesson.

Subject:
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Bill of Rights in the News: Gun Rights in the 21st Century
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This divide over gun control is animated by different interpretations of the Constitution: specifically the Second Amendment, its meaning, and its applicability in 21st century America. In this eLesson your students will explore some of the constitutional issues and policy proposals that make up the gun control/gun rights debate.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Board of Education v. Earls: The Fourth Amendment and Judicial Process
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Students will explore the Supreme Court case Board of Education v. Earls, in which high school sophomore Lindsay Earls challenged her school's drug testing policy. Students will watch a documentary on the case, apply the Fourth Amendment to the case, and further their understanding by participation in activities such as creating an anti-drug campaign and a moot court or mock trial.

Subject:
English Language Arts
American History
Civics and Economics
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carolina K12
Author:
Carolina K12
Date Added:
05/12/2021
Breaking and Mending the Two-Term Precedent
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In this lesson, students draw a connection between George Washington’s establishment of the two-term precedent for the presidency and Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s breaking of that precedent nearly 150 years later. In this lesson, students will analyze multiple primary and secondary sources, both collaboratively and independently. Discussion and debate is a large focus of this lesson. Students will make interdisciplinary connections between history and government/civics.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/22/2017
Bush v. Gore and the 2000 Presidential Election
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In this lesson, students read primary and secondary source documents about the Supreme Court case Bush v. Gore and the 2000 presidential election. Students then answer analysis questions about the case. There is an extension activity at the lesson.

Subject:
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940)
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In this lesson, students use secondary source documents about the Supreme Court case Cantwell v. Connecticut and religious freedom. Students then answer analysis questions about the case. There is a teacher answer key included in the lesson.

Subject:
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Civic Life, Chapter 3: Is the Constitution Relevant and Effective Today?
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In Democracy in America. Alexis de Tocqueville referred to America as “The Great Experiment.” But what did he mean by saying that America’s constitutional democracy was an experiment? America was founded on key principles which, are the same principles that govern our nation today.   America’s Founders initiated the experiment in democracy by trying out a new form of government, including the ideas that power should ultimately come from the people, that government power should be limited, and that individual liberties of all peoples should be protected.

Subject:
Social Studies
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Annemarie Conway
Hillary Baker
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kymberli Wregglesworth
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
07/22/2019
Constitution Day Workshop
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In this activity, students analyze primary source documents in order to better understand the content, impact, and perpetual relevance of the U.S. Constitution to the daily lives of American citizens.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Date Added:
02/09/2017
Debating the U.S. Response to Syria
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In this Teaching with the News lesson, students will analyze the issues that frame the current debate on U.S. policy towards Syria. They will consider the role of the U.S. public, the president, and Congress in the decision of whether to use military force. Students will work cooperatively within groups to integrate the arguments and beliefs of the options into a persuasive, coherent presentation. Finally, they will explore, debate, and evaluate multiple perspectives on U.S. policy towards Syria through a role-play activity.

Subject:
AP Government
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Choices Program
Author:
The Choices Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Dickerson v. The United States (2000)
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In this lesson, students read primary and secondary source documents about the Supreme Court case Dickerson v. The United States and the 5th and 6th amendments. Students then answer analysis questions about the case. There is a teacher answer key included in the lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)
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In this lesson, students read primary and secondary source documents about the Supreme Court case District of Columbia v. Heller and the 2nd amendment. Students then answer analysis questions about the case.

Subject:
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)
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In this lesson, students read primary and secondary source documents about the Dred Scott v. Sanford Supreme Court case about federalism and due process. Students then answer an advanced placement style document based question. There is a teacher answer key at the end of the lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Bill of Rights Institute
Author:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Educating About Immigration: Naturalized Citizens and the Presidency
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In this lesson, students will role play state senators from their home state. Imagine Congress has just passed a joint resolution to amend the U.S. Constitution to allow naturalized citizens to run for president. The terms of the resolution are close to Senator Orrin Hatch’s proposal in 2004. The students have the task of deliberating the resolution, coming up with arguments for and against it, and deciding whether to support it. Students have the option of suggesting changes to the resolution.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/01/2017