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ERIC Number: ED001994
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 31
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CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES.
NOAR, GERTRUDE
A RESOURCE UNIT FOR TEACHERS IS PRESENTED. IT AIMS AT EXPLAINING THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF A CITIZEN, DEVELOPING THE PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS OF DEMOCRACY, AND DEVELOPING THE ABILITY TO THINK CRITICALLY ABOUT QUESTIONS OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. SUGGESTED METHODS FOR TEACHING THE UNIT INVOLVED--THE USE OF CASE STUDIES, MASS MEDIA OF COMMUNICATION, AND FILMS, FIELD TRIPS TO A COURT SESSION, AND PROBLEM-SOLVING AND SOCIODRAMA. THE CONTENT INCLUDED THE HISTORICAL EVENTS AND DOCUMENTS WHICH PRECEDED THE WRITING OF THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION, AN ANALYSIS OF THE PRINCIPLES WRITTEN INTO IT TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE AND HAPPINESS OF THE PEOPLE, AND A DESCRIPTION AND INTERPRETATION OF THE AMENDMENTS WHICH CONSTITUTE THE BILL OF RIGHTS. SOME OF THE LEARNING ACTIVITIES SUGGESTED WERE WORD STUDY, READING, DISCUSSION, RESEARCH ON HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, CONSTRUCTION OF TIME-LINES, BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES, TRIPS TO GOVERNMENTAL INSTITUTIONS, THE USE OF CONSULTANTS, LETTER WRITING, FILMS, ART WORK, MUSIC, AND RECORDINGS.
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Authoring Institution: B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
Identifiers: New York (New York)