ERIC Number: ED346000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
It's Yours: The Bill of Rights. Lessons in the Bill of Rights for Students of English as a Second Language.
Brady, Sheila; And Others
This curriculum presents lessons and materials designed to teach immigrant students their rights and responsibilities under the U.S. legal system. The lessons employ interactive strategies, and develop higher order thinking skills as they foster English language learning. The curriculum contains eight units: (1) "Roots of Rights: Introduction to the Bill of Rights"; (2) "Free Speech, Assembly, Press: Freedom of Speech; Freedom of Press; Freedom of Assembly; Freedom to Petition Government"; (3) "Freedom to Believe: Freedom of Religion"; (4) "It's about Privacy: Freedom from Unreasonable Search and Seizure"; (5) "Rights of the Accused: Right to a Lawyer; Right to Trial by Jury; Protection Against Cruel and Unusual Punishment"; (6) "Equal Protection Under the Laws: Equal Rights"; (7) "The Bill of Rights and Your Body: Right to Privacy"; and (8) "The Right to Vote: Right to Vote and Participate." The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Extended Bill of Rights are appended. (DB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civil Liberties, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Skill Development, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, United States History
Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago, 407 South Dearborn, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60605.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights