Criminal Law -- Miranda
Young scholars examine the law and the Miranda rights. They role play members of law enforcement and ones being arrested.
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The Bill of Rights
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...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
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...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding and Applying the Miranda Decision
Students 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Trials and Tribulations
Young scholars 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...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
You and the Law -- Beating the Odds
Middle schoolers examine the rate of institutional racism in the United States. Individually, they write in their journals about how they can make better choices and increase their self-esteem. Using historical documents, they identify...
6th - 8th English Language Arts