ERIC Number: ED352294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Georgia Elementary Law-Related Education Curriculum Supplements: Lessons for Fourth through Seventh Grade.
Hoge, John D., Ed.; Blum, Ann, Ed.
The lessons in this volume, written by experienced Georgia teachers with backgrounds in law-related education, were designed for teachers new to this area of the social studies curriculum. The lessons, which are grouped by grade level, include the following information: author, time required, concepts/vocabulary, instructional strategies, objectives, teacher background, materials and resources, procedures, handouts, evaluation, and enrichment. The following lessons for grades 4 and 5 are included: AIDS discrimination in the school; Where have all the wetlands gone?; Don't talk to me like that!; Corporal punishment; Beware of drugs; Robby Raccoon strikes again; Copy cats lose; Distributive justice: an issue of fairness: It's mine!; Is the law really fair?; Vandalism -- who plays and who pays?; When conflicts occur, resolve to solve; Let's celebrate our Bill of Rights; You can't do that! I have a right!; Give us your tired, your poor...Really?; Do you know...the law?; We the students: writing a class bill of rights; and Child labor laws. The following lessons for grades 6 and 7 are included: Who took my desk?; Forgery in the schools; Defamation of character: slander and libel; Is the prank worth the punishment?; First time offenders get a break; I didn't think I'd get caught!; Children at work! Past and present; Who will get the kids?; It's o.k. to tell!; Is just saying no to drugs enough?; I bought it, I can copy it, can't I?; The private "t": whose "I" matters most?; What took the joy out of joy riding?; A thief by any other name...; AIDS and the right to privacy; May I use the phone?; and Georgia's water is no puzzle. An appendix includes: copies of the U.S. Constitution and the Georgia Bill of Rights; ordering information; use report form; and lessons in the K-3 supplement. (DB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Constitutional Law, Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Law Related Education, Social Studies, State Legislation, Student Educational Objectives, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods
Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 ($14.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Law-Related Education.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Carl Vinson Inst. of Government.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia