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17 resources with the concept capital punishment

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Procedural Rights: Amendments VI, VII, and VIII

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even in court, your class members have procedural rights provided by the amendments. Teach high schoolers this important lesson by using the 18th installment of a 20-part unit exploring the US Constitution. The resource provides several...
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Crime and Punishment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You wouldn't give someone a 10-day timeout for eating a piece of candy. The US government, too, does not believe in unreasonable punishment. A variety of exercises exploring the clauses of the US Constitution prompts class members to...
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Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban: KWHL Strategy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
J.K. Rowling's world of wizards and magic focuses on some topics that relate to our own society, especially in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Have kids complete a KWHL chart (what they know, what they want to know, how they...
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Language Expansion

For Students 6th - 12th
Improve your pupils' language skills with these discussions and activities. There are four topics included here, and each is paired with discussion prompts (small group and whole class), student handouts, and teacher notes. After...
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Capital Punishment

For Students 6th - 12th
Hold a brief discussion about the death penalty with your English language learners. The resource includes vocabulary words to examine, three different viewpoints for learners to consider, and a list of discussion questions. The resource...
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The Color of Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze racism and justice. In this legal system discrimination lesson plan, students listen to their instructor lecture on disparities in the legal system. Young scholars respond to discussion questions following the...
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The 8th Amendment: The Death Penalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners take a closer look at the death penalty. In this U.S. government lesson, students watch a Discovery video about capital punishment in the United States and then compose letters to the editors of newspapers about their stance on...
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The Death Penalty

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the controversy surrounding the death penalty. In this capital punishment activity, students explore the ethical concerns and religious beliefs regarding the death penalty. Students conduct research, interview people,...
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"You Decide" Companion Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research capital punishment and discuss different views on the death penalty. They complete a web based activity and express how certain acts of terrorism can challenge people's views on the death penalty.
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The Row Behind Death Row

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate several controversial issues in the criminal justice system relating to death row and give oral reports explaining how their issues safeguard or contaminate the issue of fairness in capital punishment. They offer...
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Who Decides Who Dies?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore various state laws concerning capital punishment and conduct a mock meeting of the United States Congress to set standards for the death penalty.
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8th Amendment: The Death Penalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore capital punishment. For this death penalty lesson, students research capital punishment and write an editorial defending 1 side of the issue.
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To Encourage the Others (1972)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore, examine and study Christian beliefs about punishment, justice and capital punishment. They view and analyze the way complex moral and ethical issues are dealt with in moving images like the screen/movie. Each...
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Capital Punishment

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research capital punishment and then type a six paragraph paper.
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Bioethics of Eugenics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and discuss the ethical aspects of Nazi racial ideology, including sterilization, marriage prohibitions, and euthanasia. They develop codes of ethics regarding reproductive rights, euthanasia, and the death penalty.
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How To Save a Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine their own beliefs about the morality of capital punishment through a "where you stand" activity. They explore economic arguments about the costs, benefits and morality of capital punishments by reading and discussing...
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Dead Man Walking

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students consider personal opinions about capital punishment and have an intelligent debate after reading Dead Man Walking by Sister Helen Prejean.