ERIC Number: EJ433702
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The First Amendment: A Sample High School Unit.
Murray, William J.
Social Studies Journal, v20 p16-18 Spr 1991
Discusses a high school unit on First Amendment rights developed for a gifted students class in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Describes the unit's origins and procedures, such as issues studied and the use of research projects, guest speakers, and field trips. Emphasizes students' interest in learning about their rights. Identifies critical thinking skills developed by students through the unit. (CH)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Critical Thinking, Freedom of Speech, High School Students, Law Related Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Participation, Student Research, Teaching Experience, Units of Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment; United States Constitution