Judicial System Teacher Resources
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Building the Foundation
Students understand the purpose of the judicial branch of government. In this judiciary lesson, students participate in exercises to understand how the court system works. Students complete activity sheets to develop understanding of courts and peer mediation.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 17 Views 73 Downloads
Reflections on Judicial Power - Part I
Students research the Constitutional provision for the Judicial branch of government. They examine different U.S. founder's positions on the relative strength of the judicial branch and act as a review court for Marbury vs. Madison.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 51 Downloads
Trials and Tribulations
Students explore their beliefs about objectivity and the United States justice system. They examine the facets of a criminal case by researching various aspects of the judicial system and apply what they have learned to the Michael Jackson trial.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 97 Downloads
Sandra Day O'Connor
Students understand that the Supreme Court is the highest court. In this Sandra Day O'Connor lesson, students discuss the life of Sandra Day O'Connor and what its like to be a justice on the Supreme Court. Students create letters describing why they should be public officials.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
US Government: The Checks and Balances System of the US Constitution
Young scholars examine the responsibilities of the 3 branches of U.S. government. In this checks and balances lesson, students identify the powers of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. Young scholars share examples of the responsibilities of each branch in today's world.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 169 Downloads
The Supreme Court
High schoolers discuss the 3 branches of government and write a paper. In this government activity, students discuss how the Judicial Branch makes a difference in the lives of citizens. They require internet for this assignment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Concept Chairs / A Format for Classroom Discussion
Students explore the judicial system, its effectiveness, and the many types of justice. They research the judicial system and explore the federal and state court system. Afterward, students read, "To Kill A Mockingbird," and then determine their argument pro or con for a given court decision.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Judicial Branch of North Carolina
At the completion of this activity, 4th graders will be able to explain ways North Carolinians govern themselves in the Judicial Branch by participating in a mock trial and reading a book about the court system (NCSCOS S. S. Competency Goal 4.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Lesson 3: Branches of Government
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third lesson of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on paper leaves that are used to create a government tree display.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Sources of Law
From where do United States citizens derive their laws? This resource offers an overview of the various sources of law, such as the Constitution, statutes passed by Congress, and judicial precedents established through court cases. It also reviews special systems of law, such as military and juvenile law.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Great State
What's the difference between a state and a United States senator? How does the process for passing a bill in a state legislature compare with that of the national government? Here is a resource that will help your learners to answer these questions and many more regarding the characteristics and structure of state government.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Separation of Powers
In a fun and informative simulation, your learners will act in groups as lead chefs, menu writers, and nutrition inspectors in deciding a new school lunch menu. They will then compare and contrast their experience to the interaction between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the United States government.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What are the categories today, Alex? The US Constitution, legislative branch, executive branch, Bill of Rights, and the judicial branch! Quiz your class with a fun interactive game that includes 50 different questions! It's just like the real game.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 42 Downloads
New Review How was the Constitution Used to Organize the New Government?
How did the United States Congress determine how the new president and vice president would be named when the nation was first established? Who would provide money for the government, and how would the executive branch be organized?
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Three Branches of Government
Students write about working in one branch of government. In this branches of government lesson, students read about the three levels of government using various websites and then work in groups to discuss, illustrate and write about which branch they would want to serve in.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads