Criminal Justice Teacher Resources
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Search and Seizure in Washington
Students explore the legalities behind school searches with a search warrant. In this search and seizure lesson, students participate in a class discussion on "search and seizure" and define it as a class. After the discussion, they...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 3: Duties and Roles of the Supreme Court
Twelfth graders explore the role of the Judicial Branch. In this U.S. government lesson, 12th graders discuss the qualifications and responsibilities of Supreme Court Justices. Students then take notes on the structure of the court.
12th Social Studies & History
The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 14
Eighth graders examine the role of the U.S. Federal Court System. In this Judicial Branch lesson, 8th graders participate in a prepared mock trial. This lesson is 14 of 16 in the unit plan, "The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence."
8th Social Studies & History
Understanding the Supreme Court
Twelfth graders examine how a case travels through the Supreme Court and how Judges come to final decisions. For this understanding the Supreme Court lesson, 12th graders discover how opinions are written in the Supreme Court and watch a...
12th Social Studies & History
History and Literature on Trial
Students research a historical event containing a controversial topic. After collecting and organizing information, they develop a presentation for their part in a mock trial. Students perform as the judge, jury, defense, witness, and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Role Playing Free Speech
Pupils conduct research into looking at a free-speech issue. They role play the events surrounding a court case. The lesson includes guiding questions to help create context and determine areas of further study. The presentation includes...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Death Sentence Remains A Question
Examine the results of recent opinion polls on where people stand on the issue of the death penalty. In groups, middle schoolers examine various cases dealing with this issue and discuss the judgments. They write their own argument for...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Career Education: After High School, What's Next?
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media
Children have rights! Exploring those rights and using media to express those rights is the focus of this Media Awareness Network lesson plan. Although some of the law links reflect the Canadian Articles of The Convention, the majority...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Sentence Completion 11: High-Intermediate Level
Build vocabulary and critical thinking skills with a sentence completion activity that comes with an answer and explanations key. The key unlocks for learners logic and comprehension strategies they can use to determine the correct...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
APA and MLA Formats: Their Main Differences
What is the difference between MLA and APA format? This presentation is geared towards a college audience, but it could definitely be useful with an eleventh and twelfth grade audience in high school. Differences are highlighted, but not...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts