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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.
Young scholars 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...
Students 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...
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...
Students 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 watch...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Learners study the court process by participating in a mock trial. They demonstrate an understanding of the tort concept of host liability for injuries to third parties.
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...
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...
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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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...
In this conditional words quiz worksheet, students complete each of the twelve sentences by selecting the correct conditional word. This is an interactive worksheet.
Students study how laws are different in other states and how some of the laws are the same. They examine the steps that must be taken to get a divorce in Connecticut, North Carolina, and South Carolina. They take a look at the laws...
Eleventh graders examine how nations around the world restrict the privacy of their citizens. In this American Government lesson, 11th graders compare the freedoms of US citizens with those of people living in other nations.
In this be/have instructional activity, learners read about the differences between the 2 words in English and French, then fill in blanks in a paragraph with the correct form of "be" or "have got" in present tense.
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