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Constitutional Principles

For Students 8th - 12th
Keep track of constitutional principles with a graphic organizer. Pupils define, describe the origins of, and note down the location of the following terms: checks and balances, federalism, individual rights, limited government, popular...
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After: A Study of Individual Rights

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Use the dystopian novel After by Francine Prose to spark discussion about individual and student rights. Learners read the novel, evaluating how far a school can go to control its attendees. As they read, scholars fill out a chart...
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Privacy and the Fourth Amendment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the right of privacy for individuals in a society that is changing due to technology. They examine how courts have to change the idea of privacy.
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"Whispering Wires": Public Law vs. Individual Civil Liberties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school student love discussing controversial issues like those brought up in this fourth amendment case study. They examine the 1928 Olmstead vs. U.S. prohibition court case, applying the fourth amendment to determine whether or not...
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Introduction to the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners evaluate what freedom means, how rules are important and the significance of individual rights. They find images that depict their interpretation of freedom and complete handouts.
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Speaking Out Against War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the affect the Iraq War has had on citizens taking advantage of their right to express themselves through non-violent protests and pledges of resistance. They research and discuss local community and school events and...
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Individual Rights

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the individual rights enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. They determine where these rights come from, and why we value them as we do. They consider that our individual rights are not absolute, and may be limited by other...
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Creating A Bill Of Rights In Space

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students define rights, analyze and apply the U.S. Bill of Rights to hypothetical situations, and create an Intergalactic Bill of Rights.
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Case Study: Manzanar

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate Japanese-American internment. For this World War II lesson, 11th graders conduct research from the Manzanar National Historic Sites and then write essays based on their findings.
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Magna Carta Student Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this individual rights instructional activity, students read a 1-page selection as well as Internet articles about the Magna Carta and then respond to 8 short answer questions.
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Inspiration for and Application of the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine individual rights. In this case law lesson, students discuss the from and function of the Bill of Rights prior to investigating several cases that deal with Constitutional rights. Students discuss the outcome of the...
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Whose Business Is It Anyway? McCarthyism and Its Effect on Individual Rights

For Teachers 8th
Students explore the concept of individual rights. In this McCarthyism lesson, students determine how government may affect the rights of individuals as they examine the Constitution, participate in class discussions, and research the...
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To Vote or Not to Vote? that is the Question!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine voting rights provided by the United States Constitution. In this voting lesson plan, students focus on 3 amendments that extended voting rights to all citizens. Students discuss the importance of expressing opinions...
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Ex Parte Milligan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students reserach the case of Ex Parte Milligan. They explore the influence of the Supreme Court and the court decisions on the rights and responsibilities of citizens. They read Milligan's letter to Stanton and generate questions...
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Common Good in Aztec Culture What Is Sacrifice?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine contemporary examples of sacrifice while listing the reasons and benefits of these acts. They discuss the idea of when a sacrifice is a violation of human rights. They write a personal goal to make a small sacrifice.