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286 resources with the concept the supreme court

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The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United States

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn basic facts about the Supreme Court by examining the United States Constitution and one of the landmark cases decided by that court.
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Judicial Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of judicial review. They read an article about this topic and the Bill of Rights. They answer discussion questions and review as a class.
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True or False?: 3 Branches of U.S. Government

For Students 6th - 8th
This true or false exercise covers basic knowledge about the branches of government. This worksheet is composed of 10 statements. Learners must determine if each statement is true or false. If it is false, they write in the correct...
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3 Branches of Government Word Scramble

For Students 6th - 8th
Practice vocabulary that goes along with the branches of government in the United States. For this activity, young historians use the hint given to unscramble 10 words about the branches of U.S. government. This is a basic word scramble...
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Branches of Government

For Students 5th - 8th
After reading a short text on the branches of government in the United States, future voters answer 8 fill-in-the-blank questions, as well as 11 true or false questions. This instructional activity would be a great homework assignment or...
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Michigan Judicial System Conclusion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars identify the courts that make up Michigan's judicial system. They state the responsibilities of each court and diagram a flow chart of how a case moves to the Michigan Supreme Court. They participate in a quiz about the...
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Understanding and Applying the Miranda Decision

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore Miranda v. Arizona. In this U.S. Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary sources from the trial and watch the provided QuickTime videos to examine the case as well as the court's decision regarding it.
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Religion and Politics: The Battle Over the Judiciary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the relationship between religion an politics. In this Supreme Court lesson, students examine the results of the 2004 presidential election and explore how the results impacted George W. Bush and his Supreme Court...
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Decisions, Decisions...

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore some of the top Supreme Court cases of the 1998-1999 term, assessing the issues behind these cases and the potential impact of the decisions made by the Court. Small groups closely examine one of this term's Supreme...
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Mixed Blessings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the recent federal appeals court decision finding the Pledge of Allegiance unconstitutional. They further investigate the notions of constitutionality and separation between church and state by analyzing a patriotic...
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Justice: A Man's Title and His "Guiding Light"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students define "justice" and discuss the role of justice systems in societies. They examine a Supreme Court case influenced by Judge Blackmun's voice as a justice.
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Desegregating Public Schools: Integrated vs. Neighborhood Schools

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the desegregation of schools. In this Civil Rights lesson, 2nd graders analyze a website and review the data on that website. Students write an essay that emphasizes their arguments for these cases. 
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Equal Protection Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
For this Supreme Court worksheet, learners respond to 14 short answer questions regarding equal protection and gay marriage issues in the United States.
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Boundary Crossing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the issues that arose as a result of boundary crossing.  In this US History lesson, 7th graders research supreme court cases in regards to crossing boundaries.  Students present their findings to the class.
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Ch 8 Civics

For Students 9th - 10th
In this government worksheet, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms related to the government and law. There are fifteen words located in the puzzle.  
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In Search of Rights

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research Supreme Court cases. They formally debate court rulings, write a scenario portraying a possible futuristic America and participate in a field practicum for media production, while evaluating various social,...
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US Government: Supreme Court

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the powers of the Supreme Court. In this Judicial Branch lesson, students define vocabulary regarding the branch's responsibilities, take notes on a video regarding the branch, and discuss the powers of the branch in a...
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Ethnicity, Gender and the Courts

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore their own beliefs about the qualities that make someone qualified to sit on the Supreme Court.  In this American Government lesson plan, 11th graders write about and debate the ethnic, religious, and gender...
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History of Supreme Court

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in U.S. history. They explore current events about the U.S. Constitution and discuss the Marbury v. Madison case from 1803. They identify the term "judicial review" and judicial...
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Michigan Court System (Part 1) (Middle School)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the courts that make up the Michigan judicial system. They explore the responsibility of each court and diagram how cases move to the Supreme Court. They compare and contrast the different types of courts.
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Big Four Baseball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the justices known as the "Big Four" in the Michigan Supreme Court. They explore their similarities and differences. They examine the cases that were decided by them that have had an impact on the laws in Michigan.
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Supreme Court Rulings

For Teachers 10th
Become familiar with the constitution and amendments with an in depth opportunity to utilize media center resources. Groups of students focus on an amendment then make a presentation to the class.