ERIC Number: ED451127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois State Bar Association Law Day Activities Guide. 2001 Edition.
Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield.
These law-related lessons and activities can facilitate participation in a Law Day program. Following an introduction, this activities guide is divided into these sections: "Tips for Teachers" ("What Can a Lawyer Add to the Classroom?"; "So You Have Been Asked to Speak to Kids about the Law"; "A Checklist for Lawyers and Judges in the Classroom"); "Lessons for K-5" ("Law in the Land of Play"; "3 Bears Mock Trial"; "Dorothy v. the Witch"; "Chocolate Drop Cookies"); "Lessons for 6-8" ("To Sue or Not to Sue, Is It Worth It?"; "A Visit from Your Local Police"; "Mock Trial for Middle School Students"); "Lessons for 9-12 and Adult" ("Teaching Law with Films"; "Why We Have and Need Laws"; "Choosing Judges"; "Family Affair"; "Child Abuse and Neglect"); "Activities for Senior Citizens"; and "Understanding the Law through Literature" (reading list). Each lesson contains directions for teachers, and some contain handouts. (BT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Law Related Education, Legal Problems, Social Studies
Committee on Law-Related Education for the Public, Illinois Bar Center, 424 South Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1779; Tel: 217-525-1760; Fax: 217-525-0712; For full text: http://www.isba.org/Sections/lawrelateded.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois