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The Bill of Rights

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
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...
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Workshop 4: Constitutional Convention

For Teachers 12th
How do new amendments become part of the US Constitution? AP government students explore, analyze, and use the US Constitution to develop a deep understanding of the interworkings of law and government while practicing synthesis and...
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Amending the Constitution: Why Change?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As Bob Dylan so famously wrote, "The times they are a-changin'." Through a series of discussions, indepedent class work, and a whole-class simulation young scholars explore how the amendment process allows the US Constitution to change...
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Lesson 2: The Constitution: Our Guiding Document

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the structure and content of the US Constitution in the second instructional activity of this five-part social studies series. A collection of activities, games, and videos complement a class reading of a document summarizing the...
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What Makes an Amendment?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate amendments to the Constitution. In this government lesson, students research how an amendment is made and amendments that have both passed and failed. They write their own amendment and attempt to have it pass by the...
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Ohio Statehouse History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The lesson traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
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Living Amendments to Our Constitution

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners review the articles of the Constitution and identify the amendments to the Constitution. They use the skills of analysis and synthesis in matching the present day situation with the correct Amendment that applies.
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Your turn to Vote

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop an understanding of the legislative process. They role play as legislators and witnesses commenting on the proposed bill.
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Legislation: Passing a Bill in the Senate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners debate a bill. In this Senate lesson plan, students investigate the steps of the House of Representatives when amending a bill that has passed. Learners role-play law-making.
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Our Constitutional Amendments

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students analyze how the Bill of Rights affected people.  In this U.S. History lesson, students research specific Amendments then prepare an oral report and visual presentation on one amendment to share with the class.
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Using Primary Sources to Discover Reconstruction

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover how reconstruction had an impact on racial issues in the United States. In this Reconstruction lesson, 5th graders are introduced to primary vs. secondary resources and then rotate through stations to view...
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Bill of Rights

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders list, describe, and illustrate the specific rights guaranteed to individuals and how they are secured. Then they examine landmark Supreme Court cases, such as, Airport Commissioner vs. Jews for Jesus, New Jersey vs. TLO,...
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Bill of Rights: Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the importance of individual liberties found in the Bill of Rights and recognize the significance of the Fifth through Eighth Amendments. Then they recognize the significance of the Declaration of Independence and that...
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Bill of Rights: Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students idenitfy and apply their opportunities to describe how written and unwritten laws and rules of a society affect individual and group behavior. Then they recognize the significance of the Fifth through Eighth Amendments, as well...
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The First Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the freedoms and rights provided for in the First Amendment. Then they explore activities in which he or she participates daily that are guaranteed under the First Amendment. Students also analyze the extent to which...
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How a Bill Becomes a Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in the democratic process and to learn how a bill become a law. Then they write a bill they would like as law in their classroom. Students also form committees that will review the list of bills to determine if they...
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The Federalist Papers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the Articles of Confederation and explain why it failed. They explain the argument over the need for a bill of rights in the Constitution and James Madison's role in securing its adoption by first Congress. Finally,...
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Fairy Tails Can Show Due:It can happen for you, If you play your part.,

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners 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...
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Know Your Rights: Lesson 2 Is Number 2 Of 16 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the Bill of Rights and what rights are important to them. In this langauge arts lesson, students use the Frayer model to define the term 'right', make a five-pointed star and choose what they consider the five most...
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The Bill of Rights Today

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners discuss the Bill of Rights and how the Bill of Rights relates to everyday life. In this Bill of Rights lesson plan, students identify and explain each amendment.
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Explicit and Implicit Language - Interpreting the Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write an essay analyzing the language of the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution.  In this US History lesson, students review the difference between implicit and explicit meanings. Students watch a video on the...
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Explaining the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students define the terms Bill of Rights and amendment. They successfully explain the meaning of each amendment of the Bill of Rights. Students work together in cooperative groups.
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Ohio's U.S. Presidents

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the state of Ohio's claim to be the "Mother of Presidents." Nine U.S. presidents were from the state and their contributions and terms of office are examined in this lesson plan.
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The Roots and Meaning of Religious Liberty in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Bill of rights and freedoms of American citizens. They sit as a mock Congress as a class to discuss and vote on an amendment proposed by the teacher as president. in addition, they write essays for or against the...