ERIC Number: ED351261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Bill of Rights--Alive!
Farnbach, Beth Earley, Ed.
This collection of lesson plans presents ideas for educators and persons in the law and justice community to teach young people about the Bill of Rights. The lesson plans are: "Mindwalk: An Introduction to the Law or How the Bill of Rights Affects Our Lives"; "Bill of Rights Bingo"; "The Classroom 'Constitutional Convention': Writing A Constitution for Your Class"; "Rewriting the Bill of Rights in Everyday Language"; "If James Madison Had Been in Charge of the World"; "Ranking Your Rights and Freedoms"; "Photojournalism and the Bill of Rights"; "Freedom Challenge"; "Do God and Country Mix? The Free Exercise Clause and the Flag Salute"; "Religion and Secular Purpose"; "A Mock Supreme Court Hearing: Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association"; "Away with the Manger";"Choose on Choice: Pennsylvania's School Choice Legislation and the Separation of Church and State"; "An Impartial Jury: Voir Dire and the Bill of Rights"; "Do You Really Need a Lawyer? The Sixth Amendment & the Right to Counsel"; "From Brown to Bakke: The 14th Amendment"; "Drawing on Your Rights"; and "Bill of Rights Mock Trial." Each lesson contains the lesson title, an overview, grade level, goals, a list of materials, possible uses of outside resources, procedures/activities, and reflections on the lesson. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. School of Law.
Identifiers: Bill of Rights; United States Constitution
Note: Funding also received from the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.