Freedom of the Press Teacher Resources
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Freedom of the Press: Crash Course Government and Politics #26
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When does freedom of the press end and national security begin? Learners research the idea of the freedom of the press under the First Amendment in the United States government and politics. They view the 26th lesson of a 50-part unit,...
Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
Of all the amendments found in The Bill of Rights, the First Amendment contains some of the most important freedoms for American citizens. A unit plan on the First Amendment features interactive lesson plans designed to teach about those...
Chicago Tribune vs. US (1942): When Does Freedom of the Press Go Too Far?
9th - 12th
Students define freedom of the press in peace and war time. As a class, they identify the need for the public to be informed, but discuss where the line should be drawn to protect national security. They develop their arguments and...
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution: The American Revolution
5th - 8th
The contributions of African-Americans to the American Revolution are the focus of this Social Studies and language arts instructional activity. After reading and discussing Linda Crotta Brennan’s The Black Regiment of the American...
War and the Media Press Freedom vs. Military Censorship
8th - 12th
Students analyze the relationship between war and media. In this media awareness lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on freedom of the press and military censorship. Students participate in an activity connected...
Substantive Amendments: Amendments I and II
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The First and Second Amendments remain some of the most famous, even to this day. Learners read about several clauses from the US Constitution through a variety of captivating activities including before and after reading, group work,...
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Know your rights! A social studies resource features lecture notes and review questions that focus on rights guaranteed to American citizens by Constitutional amendments. Additionally, it connects modern-day issues and court cases to the...