Search & Seizure
Learners study the meaning of search & seizure. They explain the meaning of reasonable suspicion and explain the meaning of probable cause. They study the Fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights and list different types of searches.
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The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
It's hard to believe that such atrocities against human rights could occur in the 20th century. Young historians analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust before incorporating the information they have gathered...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Search & Seizure Opinion Poll
Learners examine federal and state constitutional law relating to search and seizure. They analyze various scenarios, participate in an opinion poll, and discuss difficulties in balancing individual privacy rights with the need to fight...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Immigration Enforcement Raids
Class groups take on the role of advisors to the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Policy & Planning of ICE. Their charge is to prepare a report for the secretary on the effectiveness of enforcement actions of the ICE in stemming...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Who Was More American: Japanese-Americans Who Dissented Against Internment or Those that Supported the War Effort?
Was the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II constitutional? Who was more American: Japanese-Americans who dissented against the internment or those who supported the war effort? Class members do a close reading of...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Living News: Classroom Tool it
Students visit the Constitution Center. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students watch "The Living News," dramatization regarding the Constitutional issues. Students discuss the issues presented in the performances and consider how the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Due Process - Search and Seizure
Help your 11th and 12th graders gain a deeper understanding of Supreme Court decisions and law. The activities include role-play, research, and script writing that all focus on search and seizure laws pertaining to one particular case...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History