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Torts

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine tort law and defenses to negligence claims. They read case studies, participate in a mock trial, answer questions about the case summaries, and present information to their group about tort law.
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Tort Liability: Mock Trial

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore the trial process and the tort concept of host liability.
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Tort Hypotheticals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils review the use of intentional torts. In groups, they use specific statements and use them in hypothetical situtations. For each category, they write a statements about the situation and discuss them as a class. They complete a...
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Torts: Intentional Torts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the concept of intentional torts. In groups, they compare and contrast civil and criminal wrongs committed by people. They are given case studies and use the elements of torts to apply to them. They share their...
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Enriching Students' Understanding of Criminal and Tort Law Using Technology

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils define criminal and tort law and explain how they are different.
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Tort Law

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the concept of negligence. They recognize the difference between civil and criminal law and examine the factors that courts consider when considering if there is a duty and whether it has been breached. They argue either...
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Tort Law -- Negligence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars review the differences between criminal and civil law. In groups, they examine high-profile cases and identify any act of negligence. They create a list of the elements of negligence and answer discussion questions as they...
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Torts (A/V)/Negligence/Damages

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore what it means to be responsible community members/citizens. They consider their duty to act as reasonable people under the circumstances and analyze a negligence case (duty, breach, damages). They detrmine their legal...
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Toxic Torts

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the role of courts in environmental law enforcement. Using examples, they identify civil cases brought against large corporations for violating environmental laws. They define new vocabulary and discuss the...
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Introduction to Contracts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of contracts in street law. In groups, they compare and contrast contract law with tort law. They identify the basic concepts of each and view examples to see the concepts in use. They also disccuss...
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Law: Products Liability

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the three theories of products liability and how tort law effects consumers. They investigate a case study and either represent the plaintiff or the defendant. After presenting their arguments, classmates vote as judges.
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Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of...
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What functions do laws serve in our society? Your learners will be guided through several interactive activities to address this question, and to consider the impact of rule of law in American society.
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Participating in a Public Hearing on Cardinal City’s Skate Park Controversy: “Will it be a Radical Ride or a Bogus Bust?”

For Teachers 10th Standards
Class members stage a mock public hearing on the question of whether or not Cardinal City should build a skate park. This carefully crafted resource includes complete directions, role cards for council members, proponents, opponents, and...
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Police Officer’s 101

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What characteristics does an effective police officer have? Your young citizens will explore the roles of police officers and/or SRO's in their community by participating in an acting activity, whereby they will be given a particular...
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School Segregation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...
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My Foot and the Standard Foot

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Young mathematicians put one foot in front of the other as they learn how to measure length in an elementary math lesson. Using paper cutouts of their own feet, children measure classroom objects as they discover the importance of...
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John Adams

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of John Adams. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Court Proceedings Civil Cases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What's the difference between civil and criminal law? How do the court proceedings differ in these two types of trials? How do the standards of proof differ? Why do these differences exist? As part of their examination of the US court...
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Comment le Chat et la Souris sont venus au monde

For Students 11th - 12th
Read this Vietnamese fairy tale with your advanced French speakers. The story itself is two pages long, and there are two pages of questions that follow. Readers must do their best to guess new vocabulary words in context before they...
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Mock Trial - Brooks v. Lawrence and the Metro City Police Department

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An incident with a Swiss Army knife leads to a suit against the police department for battery, false arrest, and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the Brooks v. Lawrence & the Metro City Police Department mock trial...
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Lesson 3: Social Issue Investigation

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider solutions to American social issues. In this current events lesson, 12th graders research current social issues and then prepare Presidential briefings based on solutions they have crafted to combat the issues.
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Lesson 2: Social Issue Investigation

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders create solutions for social issues. In this current issues lesson, 12th graders locate articles about issues such as euthanasia, school vouchers, hate crimes, and censorship. Students share the content of their articles...
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Conditional Words Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this conditional words quiz learning exercise, students complete each of the twelve sentences by selecting the correct conditional word. This is an interactive learning exercise.

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