Criminal Justice Teacher Resources
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Criminal Justice in AmericaLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The allure of true crime television shows often leads to intrigue of the criminal justice system. Using a six-unit curriculum, learners explore criminology and the justice system in the United States. Topics include the police, trial...
Black Skin, White Justice: Race Matters in the Criminal Justice SystemLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of race in the criminal justice system. As a class, they brainstorm a list of instances when the offender has been an African American and he is not treated fairly in court based on his race. They analyze...
Your Day in Court: Criminal JusticeLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When a person goes on trial for a crime, what options does a court have to render justice? Who are the key players in the legal system? Interested legal scholars answer the inquiries and more using an Internet-based activity, chart, and...
Opening Eyes, Changing Minds. Talking About Personal Transformation And the Development of World ViewsLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Pupils read one teen's story of personal growth through learning about racism and the criminal justice system to explore how individuals' world views are shaped and changed through experiences and education.
Living to Avoid The Criminal Justice SystemLesson Planet
K - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of negative stereotypes in the African-American society. In groups, they develop ways to decrease the chance of them living in poverty and being in trouble with the law. They develop ways to solve problems...
Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18Lesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do the courts only exist to punish people? Scholars investigate the many roles the criminal justice system plays in the United States government and politics. They research a short video clip to better understand and analyze the role the...