Type:

Lesson Plan, Video

Description:

Preserving the Bill of Rights teaches students Constitutional principles by examining primary source documents and significant Supreme Court cases. In addition, each unit features expanded classroom activities engaging students with the Bill of Rights and the responsibilities of citizenship. Students will understand the connection between current events and the Bill of Rights when they participate in activities such as writing letters to their elected representatives; serving in a mock jury; creating public service announcements; and writing model laws.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Liberty Limited Government, Early Republic, Supreme Court, Freedom of Religion Majority Rule/Minority Rights Natural Rights" Bill of Rights Colonial America, American Revolution, The Founding,

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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