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What's the Difference Between Procedural and Substantive Due Process?
Learners discuss the difference between substantive and procedural due process. They research the uses of due process on the internet and books. They also discuss cases involving students and due process.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 17 Downloads
The Changing Meaning of "Due Process"
Students examine the United States Constitution and how the application for due process differs in two amendments. They research the changing definition of the term since the Civil War. They use the internet to research press coverage of due process.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 22 Downloads
What is Due Process Anyway?
Students examine the term due process and its historical origins. They compare and constrast the requirements of due process in the United States Constitution and the Indiana Constitution. They also discuss the difference between procedual and substantive due process.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 30 Downloads
What Makes a Good Law?
Why were laws created? Spark a group discussion on why we need laws to co-exist. Should the sale of some things be outlawed on Sundays? Read a case summary between Target and the state of Minnesota that debated this issue. Ask your learners to discuss how laws evolve over time.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 82 Downloads
Due Process Freedoms
Students participate in a simulation of the voir dire portion of a trial. There are student lawyers assigned for the prosecution and the defense. They must review and question all prospective jurors to obtain a fair and impartial jury.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Due Process - Search and Seizure
Help your 11th and 12th graders gain a deeper understanding of Supreme Court decisions and law. The activities include role-play, research, and script writing that all focus on search and seizure laws pertaining to one particular case study.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 10 Downloads
Fairy Tails Can Show Due:It can happen for you, If you play your part.,
Students view a Reader's Theater focusing on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The story is used as a springboard into a videotaped mock trial of Gold E. Locks developed by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). They are challenged to identify and explain how Goldilocks benefits from due process provisions found in the US Bill of Rights.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads
Ban on Same-Sex Marriage: Does it Violate 'Due Process' and 'Equal Protection'?
Students examine due process and equal protection. In this current events lesson, students read the provided article, "Due Process and Equal Protection for Gays and Lesbians." Students respond to the provided discussion questions and participate in a critical thinking activity on the topic.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
New Review The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After reviewing the document, class members will break into groups and act out scenarios involving the primary concepts related to each of the first ten amendments.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 170 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Joe McCarthy and the Red Scare
In the 1950s, how did the Red Scare and the actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy affect the American people? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents on the Red Scare, participate in a "find the Communist" simulation, and role play as a special interest group that must determine whether Joseph McCarthy should be reelected to office.
11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a comprehensive and succinct resource on the major principles of the United States Constitution, such as rule of law, due process, and limited resources. Worksheets and activities allow learners to not only examine these big ideas, but to link them directly to provisions of the Constitution and to summarize them in engaging and active ways.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 48 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Simulated Journey
Fifth graders experience simulations in order to meet the required Social Studies standards. In this simulation lesson, 5th graders experience a teacher set-up simulation of students being put in the Responsible Thinking Classroom for no apparent reason.
5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 25 Downloads
New Review What Types of Punishment are Constitutional?
How does society punish criminal behaviors, and what constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment"? This is a valuable conversation to have with your class members, and here you'll find a variety of resources to help support you in this process, including text from a magazine article titled Are Prisons Driving Prisoners Mad?
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 41 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Due Process of Law and the Jim Crow Era
High schoolers analyze eight case studies of Supreme Court decisions regarding due process of law and their impact on American society in the early 20th century. They digest that although the 14th amendment was intended to give federal rights to all Americans it did not occur.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Civil War & Reconstruction
What steps would you have taken to build a united nation at the conclusion of the Civil War? The reading and worksheets of this resource offer a general overview of the war and its primary participants, as well as of the major implications of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"Martial Law in Hawaii After the Attack on Pearl Harbor"
Young scholars explore the concepts of martial law, writ of habeas corpus, due process, discovery and human and constitutional rights during World War II. They assess the roles and responsibilities of government leaders and citizens during times of war.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Government Lesson Plan: Lesson Plan 8
Students analyze the Fourteenth Amendment. They discuss Reconstruction, read the provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment, define the provisions, and in small groups analyze a Supreme Court case that was impacted by the due process clause.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Due Process: Is It Always Due?
Students explore the basic Constitutional protections of due process and then consider the balance of these basic protections with issues of national security. A variety of segments of U.S. Supreme Court cases are examined in this instructional activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 22 Downloads