ERIC Number: ED212881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Units for Consumer Home Economics 1981. Topic: Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Teens.
This learning packet contains materials for junior high school students to use while taking a unit on law in a consumer home economics course. The unit's aims are to help students to (1) understand the role of individual rights and responsibilities in our society; (2) understand the fundamental principles and processes of our legal system; (3) become aware of the risks of participating in illegal behavior; and (4) become knowledgeable of the structure of the court system in Connecticut. The unit is divided into three major topics: law in society, illegal behavior, and the court system. Learning activities are provided for each of these topics. Learning activities include games, discussion topics, role-playing scripts, scenarios, quizzes, and information sheets to be handed out. (The illegal behavior section is focused primarily on shoplifting.) A list of suggested resources is included in the packet. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational Services.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut