ERIC Number: ED312182
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Who Said Learning about the Constitution Isn't Fun? Active Lessons on the U.S. Constitution for Junior and Senior High School Students. Lessons created by participants at "Congress and the Constitution: A Summer Institute for Teachers" (Ontario, California, 1988).
Cramer, Elizabeth, Ed.; Hill, Margaret, Ed.
Twenty-eight lesson plans developed by California teachers who attended a summer institute on Congress and the Constitution are presented in this document. Sample lesson plan titles are: (1) "Geopolitics and the Constitution," (2) "Judicial Review," (3) "Electoral College and the Constitution," (4) "First Amendment Rights," (5) "Mr. Truman and the Federalists," (6) "Understanding the Power Granted by the Constitution," (7) "Name and Identify that Amendment," (8) "Natural Law and Inalienable Rights," (9) "Supreme Court Simulation," and (10) "Who Can Become a Public Official?" For each lesson plan the following are given: (1) lesson title, (2) subject area/level, (3) lesson time, (4) prerequisites, (5) instructional objectives, (6) materials needed, (7) procedure (including opening activity, steps, and closing activity), (8) evaluation methods, and (9) the content of handouts, if any. Photographs and short biographical sketches of the contributors are included. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.; Chaffey Joint Union High School District, Ontario, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution