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122 resources with the concept justice

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Locking up teenage criminals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate comments submitted by young people regarding teenage criminals. They plan a new approach to young offenders and explain their ideas as a poem or rap lyrics.
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And Justice for All?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the history of the environmental justice movement. They examine how discrimination promotes environmental illness in low income communities. Students explain why minority and low income groups have less economic...
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Social Studies: Classroom Culture

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compose a list of classroom cultural values. They begin with a list of unacceptable behaviors. Each student presents two ideas they think should be part of the class culture. Students try to persuade classmates to accept...
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Claim Your Jurisdiction Game: Getting Ready For Moot Court

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the levels of the judicial system and the differences between the federal and state systems.
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Drunk Driving Legislative Session

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the consequences of drunk driving and analyze Washington's law on DUIs.
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Plea Bargaining

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore plea bargaining and list the advantages and disadvantages of it.
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The Lady or the Tiger? (all, Literature)

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners see how unfair a justice system would be like the one represented in the story, "The Lady or the Tiger?" and afterwards the class can discuss the advantages to our justice system in the US.
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The Washington Family

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the Washington Family.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders discuss questions based on the picture.  Students rate their class discussion using a rubric. 
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Words Can Hurt: King Day (4th)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study stereotypes and write about how to end stereotyping. In this stereotypes lesson, students study a T-chart about boys and girls stereotypes. Students then discuss stereotypical phrases. Students discuss Martin Luther King,...
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Courageous Voices that Shook the Nation to Action

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. In this Martin Luther King, Jr. day lesson, students learn about the holiday for Dr. King through literature and music. Students learn the lyrics to Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' about...
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Dr. Martin Luther King

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this mathematics worksheet, students identify and define various vocabulary terms related to Dr. Martin Luther King by solving addition problems. There are nine problems to solve on the sheet.
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The Spanish Belief in Justice and Values

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study "justice" and "values" as illustrated through fables. The determine that some of the fables in the U.S. are relatively similar to those fables in other parts of the world. They write and illustrate their own fables.
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Spiritual Qualities We Wish to Have

For Teachers K
Students begin with identifying the meaning of each word and how to say a prayer with their whole body. They create something with clay to make a nice gift for someone or something that would help someone else. Finally, the students...
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Using Torture on Suspected Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students asses the ethical, ideological, and political advantages both domestically and internationally. They analyze if it is beneficial to have terrorists share information or not and consider what is fair or unfair punishment for...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Who Is He?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students describe MLk's leadership of the desegregation movement. Students discuss the meaning of non-violent revolution. Students identify the difference between their lives and those ofcitizens in 1963. Students write a short essay...
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It's All About Justice

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine a specific environmental concern to their local community. In groups, they explore how the justice system would deal with the problem by participating in a treasure hunt. They review the meaning of federal and state...
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Fair Dinkum!

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students define fairenss, justice and equity as they are known to them. In groups, they role-play varoius scenerios and discuss their reactions to it. As a class, they share experiences in which they were treated unfairly and what could...
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C¿¿sar Ch¿¿vez: Quest for Social Justice

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the role of Cesar Chavez in obtaining social justice. As a class, they research the various types of organizing tactics he used and they take on the role of one of the characters given to them by their teacher. ...
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The Media and Social Justice in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students have group discussions that allow the teacher to assess the level of comprehension of the ideas of subjectivity and objectivity. Level of discussion at the end of the class provides some indication of comprehension as well....
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Knife crime and sentencing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss their feelings about kids carrying knives and whether or no people who carry knives should be punished just as much as people who carry guns. Students study what a fixed penalty is, the dangers of kids carrying knives,...
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Ramblers and walkers' right to roam

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read news story about the start of Madonna's court action: "Madonna says: 'Get off my land!'. " They work groups try to agree on what types of land should be accessible to walkers and ramblers, and which areas should be...
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Prejudice and Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are read-aloud an excerpt from The Friendship by Mildred Taylor. They pick strips of paper, white or brown, and sit according to color drawn. Students are given preferential treatment if their paper is white while the students...
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About Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a variety of activities and exercises as they study the life, policies, and lasting influence of Abraham Lincoln.
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Housing Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers learn of the housing law and express their opinions about it.