ERIC Number: ED458149
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Broadcast Views: 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 explores the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of the media in the world of sports. Students roleplay athletes and reporters and prepare and present a mock television sports broadcast. (BT)
Descriptors: Athletics, Broadcast Journalism, Citizenship Education, Intermediate Grades, Law Related Education, Mass Media Role, News Reporting, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Simulation, 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.