Grade 5 Literacy in Social Studies: What Are Your Rights?

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What are rights and why are they important? An informative unit designed for fifth graders explains what rights are and how they have evolved over time in the United States. Young academics review primary sources such as the Bill of Rights and participate in group discussions to cement their understanding. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners create a Bill of Rights for the classroom
  • Lead a group discussion on what rights are and why Americans have certain rights
Classroom Considerations

  • It may be helpful to explain some vocabulary in further detail 
Pros

  • Unit includes the worksheets needed to complete the lessons 
  • Provides a rubric and answer key for grading 
Cons

  • None