ERIC Number: ED374064
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Becoming Informed Citizens: Lessons on the Bill of Rights and Limited Government.
Wagner, Kenneth A.; And Others
Presenting U.S. history teachers with a set of 26 lessons, this book is designed to help educators teach about the Bill of Rights and to assist students in understanding important events and concepts related to the Bill of Rights. The book begins with the fundamental concepts of government, law, and historical roots of the Bill of Rights and concludes with the rights of persons accused of crime and discussion of liberties such as privacy. Lesson plans are provided and include necessary preparations, sequence of instruction, closing the lesson, key words, and vocabulary teaching suggestions. Throughout the volume, lessons, exercises, and activities are designed to assist students in mastering facts and concepts. (RJC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Liberties, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Due Process, Equal Protection, Law Related Education, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Resources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
Regina Books, P.O. Box 280, Claremont, CA 91711.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Los Angeles.
Identifiers: Bill of Rights; California State University Los Angeles