ERIC Number: ED409231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching about the Bill of Rights in Elementary and Middle School Classrooms: A Resource Guide for Lawyers, Law Students, and Classroom Teachers.
Goldman, Roger; And Others
This guide is to help lawyers and law students work with young students and classroom teachers to integrate lessons on the Bill of Rights into the regular classroom program. Suggestions are given on adapting the lessons for learning disabled, hearing impaired, and gifted students. Lesson plans contain objectives, key concepts and vocabulary, notes for the lawyer or law student, notes for the classroom teacher, and student activities. Information on evaluating the program, additional resources, glossary, and appendices complete the text. The 11 lessons with grade level include: (1) "A Special Birthday Party" (K-1); (2) "Rights in Rogertown" (K-3); (3) "Rights and Responsibilities" (2-3); (4) "The Case of North Harmony Middle School" (4-5); (5) "The Case of New Trend Middle School" (4-5); (6) "The Camp Watchem Cases" (4-5 or 6-8); (7) "The Case of Tech High" (6-8); (8) "The Case of Sports and the Constitution" (6-8); (9) "A New System of Criminal Justice" (6-8); (10) "Right to Die Cases" (6-8); and (11) "Discrimination Cases" (6-8). The volume also contains an assessment of the program, suggested additional resources, a glossary, and two appendices. (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Law, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Justice, Law Related Education, Middle Schools, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights