We found 34 resources with the concept constitutional rights
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Analyzing primary and secondary source materials requires a special set of skills. Readers must be able to identify the central ideas in a text, to cite evidence to support their analysis, and to evaluate the arguments put forth in a variety of sources. This collection of Common Core designed resources will help your class members develop these skills. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards.
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Know your rights! A social studies resource features lecture notes and review questions that focus on rights guaranteed to American citizens by Constitutional amendments. Additionally, it connects modern-day issues and court cases to the...
Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
9th - 12th
Searching for materials to use in your celebrations of Constitution Day/Citizenship Day? Look no further. The lesson plans, activities, and videos in this collection will help you meet the requirement that all educational institutions that receive Federal funds should hold a program for students during the week of September 17th.
Do I Have a Right? Bill of Rights Edition
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In an online engaging and animated game, pupils role play as lawyers charged with protecting rights found in amendments to the United States Constitution. As they choose appropriate amendments to match the right that has been violated,...
Constitution Lecture 5: Federalism vs. Nationalism
6 mins 9th - 12th
What is the difference between federalism and nationalism and how did those differences shape the US Constitution? This is the focus of lecture five in a series on understanding the US Constitution. Centralized powers, the role of the...
Constitution Lecture 4: Democracy or Republic?
11 mins 9th - 12th
Part four defines oligarchy, monarchy, republic, and democracy. Each type of government is defined in terms of its linguistic and historical origins and how rights are granted in each form of government. Give your upper graders a clear...
Japanese-American Internment--Constitutional or Unconstitutional
Explore what the home front during WWII was like for Japanese-Americans. Learners use a worksheet and the Internet to guide their research as they consider the constitutionality of Japanese Internment. They work in pairs to create an...
Inspiration for and Application of the Bill of Rights
11th - 12th
Students examine individual rights. In this case law lesson, students discuss the from and function of the Bill of Rights prior to investigating several cases that deal with Constitutional rights. Students discuss the outcome of the...