ERIC Number: EJ425012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching and Learning the Bill of Rights.
Patrick, John J.
OAH Magazine of History, v5 n1 p25-30 Sum 1990
Offers suggestions for teaching constitutional issues and the Bill of Rights. Observes that student achievement and response is significant when core content, primary documents, and case studies are employed. Describes procedures for class discussions and recommends U.S. Supreme Court landmark cases for freedom of the press and speech issues. (NL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Classroom Environment, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Court Role, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom of Speech, Group Discussion, History Instruction, Law Related Education, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, United States Government (Course), United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights; United States Constitution