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228 resources with the concept laws

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Making a Mace

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students make a mace as a symbol of the legislatures authority to make laws.
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No Vehicles In The Park

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils identify purpose and function of law, discover the intent of lawmakers, and analyze practical applications of a law.
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Housing Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn of the housing law and express their opinions about it.
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Courts: Interpreting The Law On Safe Employment

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore safe employment laws and present an appeals case.
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Women Judges and Justice in Washington State

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils learn of the barriers women have faced in becoming lawyers and judges and identify strategies women use to become successful.
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Contemporary Immigration Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research contemporary immigrations of Africans to the United States. They investigate the laws and regulations of immigration and the impact of immigration on the nation.
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Why or Why Not Law?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, in groups, study the law on the Internet.
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Who Has Power?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss abuse of power in government and examine the Constitution for specific powers in each branch. They create a crossword puzzle utilizing terms and information regarding division of government powers and federalism
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Rules and Responsibilities Youth and the Process of Change

For Teachers 1st
First graders learn vocabulary in regards to laws, courts, and policeman. They read and discuss the book, The Value of Respect: The Story of Abraham Lincoln. An attorney visits the classroom and discusses the roles of judges and juries.
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Utah's Legislative Branch: How a Bill Becomes a Law

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the steps by which a bill becomes a law. They research how a bill becomes a law within the three branches of Utah's government and synthesize their research and discussion in a classroom representation of government.
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No Vehicles in the Park: Working with Legislation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students in pairs, or groups of three, determine if the "No Vehicles in the Park" law has been violated in each of the following situations. Let students know that it is not the definition of "vehicles" that is in question in all c
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American Justice: The Texas Cheerleader Plot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students watch a video about one woman who planned to commit murder because of a cheerleading scandal.