ERIC Number: ED194425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Lesson Plans in Law-Related Education.
Utah State Library Commission, Salt Lake City.; Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
This handbook contains lesson plans to help elementary teachers integrate legal and values education into their reading, language arts, and social studies programs. The teacher-developed lessons are also intended to help students develop critical thinking and decision-making skills. The handbooks begins with brief descriptions of the various teaching strategies used in the lessons; including critical thinking, brainstorming, role playing, debating, discussing, and presenting case studies and mock trials. Topics include authority, rules, stealing, protective laws, production and consumerism, road and walking safety, need for laws, vandalism, the courtroom, and laws that relate to the owning and keeping of pets. The major portion of the publication consists of the lesson plans. Each lesson includes a topic, an approximate grade level, an objective, teaching strategies, resources evaluation, and a time frame. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Decision Making Skills, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Language Arts, Laws, Legal Education, Lesson Plans, Primary Education, Reading, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Values Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Utah State Library Commission, Salt Lake City.; Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.