ERIC Number: ED255396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
A Resource Guide to Assist Lawyers and Law Students for Participation in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Law-Related Classrooms.
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Washington, DC.
This guide provides lesson plans for lawyers and law students who serve as resource persons for law-related subjects in grades K-8. The first part of the guide provides an introduction, an explanation of lesson plan format, suggestions to help lawyers and law students work effectively with teachers, and helpful hints for working with students in grades K-3. The second part of the guide presents lesson plans for each grade level: "Classroom Rules" (Kindergarten), "Laws" (Grade 1), "Consumer Rights and Responsibilities--I" (Grade 2), "Legal Authority" (Grade 3), "Due Process" (Grade 4), "Consumer Rights and Responsibilities--II" (Grade 5), "Lawmaking" (Grade 6), and "Juvenile Court Proceedings" (Grades 7 and 8). Each lesson plan includes information on lesson objectives and student grade level, pre-visit activities for the cooperating teacher, activity-oriented classroom plans for the lawyer or law student, and follow-up activities to help teachers reinforce student learning. The final section of the guide presents helpful hints for working with classes of exceptional students, especially educable mentally retarded students, orthopedically handicapped students, hearing-impaired students, and gifted students. An appendix listing resources for teachers, lawyers, and law students concludes the document. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Washington, DC.