ERIC Number: ED412163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Bill of Rights. Cases and Controversies. Teachers Guide. Grades 8-12.
Maine Univ., Portland. School of Law.
This teachers' guide focuses on each of the of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Organized by amendment, each section includes the text of the amendment and its counterpart in the Maine Constitution; an introduction to the legal principles embodied in that amendment; and edited court cases interpreting the amendment. The curriculum may be used as a whole to provide in-depth study of the Bill of Rights or specific amendments of particular interest may be selected. The curriculum is designed to be incorporated in existing history, government, civics, law, and social studies courses. The lessons provide information about landmark court decisions and information about specific constitutional issues. The back of the guide contains a 7-item annotated bibliography. (TSV)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Portland. School of Law.
Identifiers - Location: Maine
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights; Fourteenth Amendment; United States Constitution