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What Are My Rights? Exploring and Writing About the Constitution

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Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 1-hour sessions
Lesson Author

Leslie Harper Blatteau

New Haven, Connecticut

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

The Great Service-Learning Debate & Research Project

Students debate about incorporating service-learning into their school’s curriculum.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 15

Bill of Rights Day is observed.

Students identify a students' rights issue and explore the ways in which the Bill of Rights does protect and does not protect students.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 2

Thurgood Marshall was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967.

After discussing a statement made by Thurgood Marshall, students consider each piece of the comment and create a K-W-L chart to begin an investigation with other resources.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 27

Thomas Nast was born on this day in 1840.

Students explore free speech issues, search the newspaper or Internet to create a list of current events, and draw original political cartoons.

 

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