Concealed Handguns

This Concealed Handguns handout & reference also includes:

Should adults be allowed to carry concealed handguns? Pupils use the website to research the topic thoroughly and weigh the pros and cons. They read background information on gun control and learn about the main arguments surrounding the issue. Scholars also browse through an informative video gallery to widen their perspectives. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have participants toss a ball back and forth to discuss their opinions, and allow them to speak only when holding the ball
Classroom Considerations
  • Potentially sensitive topic
  • Requires computer access with Internet 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Includes a graphic showing state-by-state concealed carry permit laws
  • Students submit their own comments to the website to express their opinions
Cons
  • None