Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

Case background and primary source documents concerning the Supreme Court case of Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. Dealing with the principle of equal protection and affirmative action, this lesson asks students to evaluate the Court's reasoning in uploading Grutter while striking down Gratz.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Equal Protection Affirmative Action, Court Cases, Equality, Supreme Court, Students 2000's

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how the U.S. Constitution establishes a system of government that has powers, responsibilities, and limits that have changed over time and that are still contested.

D2.Civ.10.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Compare their own point of view with others' perspectives.

D2.Civ.12.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze how people use and challenge local, state, national, and international laws to address a variety of public issues.

D2.His.4.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain why individuals and groups during the same historical period differed in their perspectives.
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