The Rule of Law

What functions do laws serve in our society? Your learners will be guided through several interactive activities to address this question, and to consider the impact of rule of law in American society.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have foundational knowledge of the Bill of Rights before beginning activities, as well as copy to reference
Pros

  • Collaborative role-plays refer to key events and Supreme Court cases in United States history, such as Gideon v. Wainwright and Watergate scandal
  • Detailed handouts and reflection worksheet included for role-play activity
  • Clear and comprehensive instructional points
Cons

  • None
Common Core

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  • The Rule of Law - 8th Grade
  • Activity
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet