Freedom Connection

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An interesting resource uses the Bill of Rights to help pupils understand how it applies to their lives. Academics work in groups to create real-life scenarios that apply to each of amendments and write a short paragraph on how their lives would look without the freedoms protected in the Bill of Rights. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Provide scholars with real-life scenarios to help them understand the activity 
  • Have students interview family members about how the Bill of Rights has affected their lives 
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson is the second installment of a seven-part series on democracy
  • Resources do not need to be completed in order 
  • 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
  • Lesson plan provides questions to help educators guide the group discussion 
  • Resource uses primary documents to enrich the learning experience
Cons
  • None