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The “Supreme” in Supreme Court

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Does a public school have the right to restrict what t-shirts students wear? Discover what happened when this question was brought to the Supreme Court, and review other major cases in United States history involving judicial review....
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The Bill of Rights and Supreme Court Cases Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Social media and United States history combine as your young historians design a Facebook page for two major defendants of landmark Supreme Court cases. The resource includes a detailed rubric for research and page design, as well as a...
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Searching for Answers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How does a judge in the federal judicial court decide on a verdict? Give your middle and high schoolers a better idea of how final decisions are made in the judicial system. Then split your class into four groups, assigning each group a...
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The First (and Last) Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What does "freedom of speech" mean to your class, especially in the context of Internet communications? In round-table discussion format, middle and high schoolers address the issues discussed in "State Legislatures Across U.S. Plan to...
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You Are Free to Exercise

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss five court cases in history that dealt with the freedom of religion and choice.  In this historical lesson plan, students get into small groups and read a synopsis of their assigned case then develop ideas on how  to...
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 1

For Teachers 6th Standards
Make a study of the First Amendment and its relationship to freedom. Pupils rewrite the amendment and discuss the central idea before focusing on a specific phrase. After discussing, class members write a journal entry about the included...
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Constitution Lecture 9: Separation of Church and State

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part nine concludes this series on the US Constitution. The focus of this lecture is the separation of church and state, it pulls from the Constitution itself and breaks down the language in relation to its use at the time the First...
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Student Speech: Is it Protected in Print and on the Internet?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Can students be allowed to say what they want in print or on the Internet, free from interference by the school? With the advent of Facebook and other social networking sites where all expressions are chronicled and monitored, where to...
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Court Cases Testing the Establishment of Religion

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Although the PowerPoint this lesson plan calls for is unavailable, you could easily create a presentation to fulfill its purpose. Learners listen to a presentation and keep track of the information with a graphic organizer that looks at...
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Supreme court Decisions on Freedom of Religion

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the limits and bounds of religious freedom issues in the United States through several Supreme Court case decisions.
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First Amendment and the Future

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students develop a strategy for furthering the First Amendment interest and knowledge in the school through posters, school-wide announcements, speakers, contests and more during the rest of the school year. Student research about free...
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Protesting within First Amendment Rights

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils research the First Amendment and what it says about the right to peaceably assemble as well as read in particular about those who were arrested or removed from an area for being disruptive during a protest on the War in Iraq....
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Regulating Freedom of Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the nature and limits of the Constitutional right to freedom of speech. They read and analyze the First Amendment, discuss various case studies, and research and record their own opinion on discussion questions.
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Free To Speak And Free To Post?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research online and in books city statutes regarding posting signs on utility poles, interview appropriate officials about ordinances and how completely it is enforced, explore what has happened elsewhere when citizens decided...
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Religion in the Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The requirements of the Equal Access Act are studied and applied to factual situations. By looking at the particular contexts suggested your class can examine the difficulties faced by administrators in whether they should permit...
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The First Amendment: What's Fair in a Free Country

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students describe the contents of the First Amendment while telling about an example of speech that is protected by the Constitution and that which is not. They attempt to apply the First Amendment to situations that could occur in their...
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First Things First: Using the Newspaper to Teach the Freedoms of the First Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use the newspaper as a tool to make connections about what the five freedoms guarantee in the First Amendment. In this first amendment lesson plan, students analyze events in the newspaper to form conclusions about the freedoms...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: The First Amendment? D'oh!

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about First Amendment rights and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Free Speech vs. Respect for Religion

For Students 8th - 12th
In this historical events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons about the First Amendment. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Basis for the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read primary source documents and summarize the readings. In this First Amendment lesson, students work in groups to determine the author's intentions on religious freedoms. Students complete a summary and present a poster with...
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Respecting Freedom of Speech

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze the First Amendment. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the facets of the First Amendment. Students examine cases which pertain to the freedoms that the...
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Do Students Have a Right to Read?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the purpose of the first amendment.  In this US Government lesson, 11th graders write a journal entry to various questions.  Students create a call in radio show about topics in relation to the first amendment. 
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Does Free Speech Exist in School?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine their own First Amendment rights as students. They read and discuss a news article, discuss the Supreme Court case Frederick v. Morse, take an online quiz and conduct Internet research, and create a brochure...
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Government: The Land of Cantdo and Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engage in a simulation assisting James Madison in writing the Bill of Rights. After determining the shortcomings of the Articles of Confederation, they work in pairs to interpret the Preamble. After reading a story called,...