ERIC Number: ED458148
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
People v. Winston: Sports and the Law.
Degelman, Charles; Hayes, Bill
This lesson plan uses students' interest in sports to teach good citizenship. With its focus on rules, responsibility, conflict resolution, and teamwork, the unit emphasizes the development of critical thinking, decision-making, and citizenship skills in young people. This lesson plan is part of a series of fully prepared, interactive classroom lesson plans offered by the Sports and the Law program of the Constitutional Rights Foundation. Each lesson includes detailed teacher instructions, background information, and student handouts. This lesson presents a mock trial case of a coach accused of assaulting a referee. Students roleplay attorneys, witnesses, jury members, and court personnel. (BT)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Citizenship Education, Conflict Resolution, Court Litigation, Intermediate Grades, Law Related Education, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.