ERIC Number: ED180930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Freedoms--Your Rights and Responsibilities. A High School Teaching Course.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This teaching guide outlines a nine week course on rights and responsibilities for use with junior and senior high school students in Wisconsin. The course consists of ten units and is intended to help students learn about the law, American justice, the Bill of Rights, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom to assemble, the right to bear arms, Wisconsin law, and criminal law. The major book resources on which the course is based are "Civil Liberties Today: Case Studies and the Law" (Houghton Mifflin); "Great Cases of the Supreme Court" (Houghton Mifflin); and "Project Inquiry Instructional Materials" (Wisconsin Bar Foundation). The major audiovisuals needed to teach the course are "About Law" (Channing L. Bete Co., Inc.); "Inquiry: The Justice Thing" (Educational Communications Board, Madison, WI); and "With Justice for All?" (EMC Corporation). Many other print and nonprint materials available from publishers are used in the course. These are also cited in the guide. Students analyze case studies, read and discuss books, play games, and view media. Questions for the teacher to ask are provided. The appendices which comprise the major portion of the publication contain student worksheets and tests. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Note: Guide prepared at Phillips High School