Lawmaking and the Rule of the Law

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How many constitutional clauses does it take to create a bill? High schoolers find out with several activities and  selected clauses about the rule of law and the US Constitution. Various coinciding activities help to strengthen learning.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the classroom by having pupils complete discussion questions at home; they could even video record their answers
  • Have scholars work in small groups during active reading exercises
Classroom Considerations

  • As the eighth installment, resource assumes viewers watched the previous videos in the 20-part series
Pros

  • Before, during, and after reading activities help to easily scaffold learning
  • Comprehension questions and answer keys help to test for understanding
  • Real-life-connection sections give the class a chance to see why this information is relevant today
Cons

  • None