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CSI Forensic Science. Use Science to figure out who done it!
CSI Forensic Science - Be a detective and use science to figure out who stole the jewels from the town hall. Your students will love doing this activity, suitable for both middle school and upper elementary. Students have to use their detective skills and examine 5 clues to figure out which one
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Ancient Rome: Twelve Tables of Roman Law Using Classroom as Courtroom
This is my favorite lesson for teaching about Ancient Rome, and it's the favorite of many other teachers as well. You receive a four-six hour unit plan for studying ancient Roman law through engagement and interaction between the teacher and the class and classmates themselves. More importantly, i
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Reader's Theater- The Trial of Alexander T. Wolf
Want a reader's theater your students will love? How about a mock trial of Alexander T. Wolf. This is based on the book of "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs". This is reader's theater is found in my sub plans of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. Do not buy this if you already own the
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Grammar Court: Episode 1. A fun Grammar activity & game about homophones & more!
Grammar Court is an interactive activity that will add excitement and interest to any English class session. You'll select 5 students in your class as the "suspects" in a pretend crime - in this case, a stolen mandolin! The rest of the class becomes the "court" - needling the suspects with question
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3 Branches Of Government
This download includes the following printable worksheets: Page 1 - Provides a look at what the three branches of government look like and who is in each branch. Page 2 - The student cuts and paste each word below the branch they preserve. Page 3&4 - The student creates 3 flip cards to demonstra
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Reader's theater scripts: The Three Bears vs. Goldilocks + 2 more
Need a fun, fast way to make judicial proceedings come alive? Want students to be motivated to do cross curricular writing? Try this set of three scripts based on familiar childhood fairy tales that teach about the judicial system. The Three Bears vs. Goldilocks reader's theater script is written
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Genre Study: "THE GENRE'S COURT"- FUN way to reinforce genres in your classroom!
Check out my blog post describing how I use this in my room!!! :) The Genre's Court Welcome to The Genre's Court! My students absolutely love going to court and defending their genres. We introduce and/or review genres about every 3 weeks with which we culminate the week with a trip to “the genr
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History Crime Scene Investigation: Abraham Lincoln Assassination CSI
Want a great way for students to engage in a group activity while they examine eyewitness testimony, artifacts, primary sources, and solve a historical mystery? Download The Abraham Lincoln Assassination CSI! This exciting activity can be used to challenge individual students or to encourage colla
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African American History: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Webquest
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Webquest Students will gain knowledge about Jim Crow laws and discrimination in the late 1800s and early 1900s by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Webquest uses a great website from PBS. The website allows students learn about Jim
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MOCK TRIAL! - The Guide, Rubrics, and Handouts to the Ultimate Project
Have you ever wanted to create a mock trial in your classroom? Would you like to see your students rise to the highest of expectations? Do you want to have some of the most fun in your teaching life? Then purchase this Word document and customize it for your students and the trial of your choice.
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Criminal and juvenile Justice
19.1 Crime in American Society Criminal and Juvenile Justice Types of Crime I: Crimes Against People Types of Crime II: Crimes Against Property Types of Crime III: White-Collar Crime Types of Crime IV: Victimless Crimes Types of Crime V: Crimes against Government 19.2 The Criminal Justice System Wh
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United States Constitution: Mock Congress: How A Bill Becomes A Law
I use this mock Congress after The How A Bill Becomes A Law PowerPoint found in my TPT store and before The How A Bill Becomes A Law quiz found in my TPT store. This is a fun activity for students because students come up with their own idea for a law and they are actively engaged in every step o
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Art Detectives: Mystery of the Stolen Mona Lisa
Follow the clues of the stolen Mona Lisa and see if you can determine who the real culprit was. Students will examine the top suspects in the greatest art theft in history and write about who they think took the painting. This lesson has been carefully researched for historical accuracy. The facts,
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Student Lawyers: Criminal Court Cases with PowerPoint CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1
Students will get the opportunity to be lawyers and prosecute or defend an accused person in a criminal trial (11 total). Each group will consist of 2 lawyers (prosecuting and defending), and an accused person. The teacher will act as the judge and guide the jury as they vote on the verdict. The maj
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The Three Branches of Government: Reader's Theatre Script on the Judicial Branch
Help your students to better understand the judicial branch with this fun, yet educational reader's theatre script. Important vocabulary words are presented throughout the script and students are given the opportunity to decide the verdict! Thank you! Fabulous Fun in Fourth
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Branches of Government Jeopardy Review
This Branches of Government Jeopardy game is a PowerPoint document that allows students to play just like the contestants on the popular game show. Great as an activity during a unit on the U.S. Government or as a review before the test. Topics include 'U.S. Government,' 'Legislative Branch,' 'Judic
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Reconstruction Amendments Cut and Paste Foldable
This is a cut and paste foldable for a Social Studies interactive notebook. Students will cut out the correct action for each amendment and glue it under the correct number. Students can draw a picture to represent each amendment.
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Anne Frank mock trial materials
You have been called to the courtroom! In this week-long unit, students will have the chance to play the role of lawyer, witness, or jury member. This product includes: --Role descriptions of attorneys, witnesses, and jury members --Preparation timeline for trial --Available witness list and descrip
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John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry Primary Source Worksheets
This activity includes two internet based primary documents on John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry. The websites used are from a great primary source site, the Eye Witness to History site. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/index.html The following topics are covered in the primary document re
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Historian's Court: People of England Versus King John (Magna Carta)
This highly entertaining and engaging mock trial will reinforce any lesson on the events leading up to and surrounding the creation of the Magna Carta. Students will create a courtroom and decide how King John will be remembered in history. I have successfully used this lesson with students in 3rd t
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Crime Scene Investigation Activity Bundle
Three CSI Investigations All in ONE! Hands on Activities that your students will love! CSI Basics | The Hoagie Hoax | The Jinxed Jersey Crime Scene Investigation | CSI Basics Investigate the Basics of CSI with this exciting enrichment resource! Ready-to-Go Printables! Easy Prep Activities Includ
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Courtroom Mock Trial Reader's Theatre
Teaching 5th and 6th Grade students about the judicial system can be engaging when every child has a role to play in a mock trial. “The Trial of Dayan” drama script allows students to participate in various courtroom roles as a character is brought to the criminal justice system in a trial, and the
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How Laws are Made
This PowerPoint takes the students through the steps of how a bill becomes a law. It is a very visual, step-by-step explanation for the student who has little or no exposure to the law making process.
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Fredrick Douglass Primary Source Worksheet: Escape From Slavery
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about Frederick Douglass’s escape from slavery. I use this worksheet to help students better understand slavery and the early life of Frederick Douglass. This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the p
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Common Core: Social Studies: Functions of Government
These task cards can be used whole group, small group, with partners, or even individually! They are user friendly, and your students will love them. I use them in my classroom as assessments as well as review material for standardized testing. Included in your download is: --24 task cards --stud
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Cops and Robbers cartoon Clipart
Thank goodness for cops cause there will always be robbers. Cops and Robbers includes 21 unique cartoon images of cops and robbers doing their thing. All images come in full color as well as black and white line art for a total of 42 images in eps, jpeg and png formats. If you'd like to know wh
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Rules and Laws Social-Science Worksheets
Specifically designed for The History-Social Science for California: Our Communities Unit 4: Rules and Laws (6 lessons). Includes vocabulary review, text comprehension and exploration questions. Utilizes Common Core aligned "evidence based terms" to support answers and "Pause and Think" free-respon
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COURT IS NOW IN SESSION A Mock Courtroom Play
This is a Mock Courtroom play to allow students to learn and understand, how it runs and operates, and to learn and understand the key roles of the main persons in a courtroom. My sister: Most people have that special sibling that they closely bond with. Of my three sisters, Linda Marie Smalley wa
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Ned Kelly Timeline Activity
This is a timeline activity that can be used for practising personal timelines or looking at people in history. Ned Kelly is the focus of this timeline. 16 key events of his life are included. The timeline is presented in two different ways to allow for differentiation. I find this activity is best
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California Gold Rush Primary Source Worksheet: Vigilante Justice, 1851
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about lawlessness and justice in California mining towns in the 1850s. This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to th
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Goldilocks vs. The Three Bears:  A Mock Trial
How can your students learn about the judicial system? Stage a mock trial! This packet contains everything you need to get started: a story, definitions, information character cards, and trial preparation, as well as a quiz and creative writing assignments. Your students will have so much fun pu
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John Brown Worksheets/Webquest Collection
This lesson plan collection activity includes three webquests/lesson plans. The first webquest contains forty questions and an answer sheet is included for the teacher about John Browns actions in Kansas and at Harpers Ferry. Students will gain basic knowledge about John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferr
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Mock Literary Trial Elementary/ Civcs/ Cardigan Jones/ Criminal Justice
This trial is based off of the book , The Trial of Cardigan Jones, by Tim Egan. It is a mock literary trial where students take roles of the character from the book and decide if the main character is innocent or guilty. The kids get dressed up and have an absolute blast! I have tied this activity i
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Mock Trial Preparation and Script
This product includes graphic organizers to help your students gather ideas and information to present in a formal trial-like manner. You can use any literature story or informational text with this packet. Put a character or a historical figure on trial for crimes they've committed. The possibili
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Civil War: Glory Movie Questions and Key and 54th Massachusetts primary source
One of the best Civil War movies. Students love it and it helps teach them about the Civil War and the impact that African Americans had on the war. 17 factual and discussion questions are included about the movie along with an answer key. Also included is a primary source written by a member of
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Evidence Collection PowerPoint
This powerpoint was created to introduce 3rd grade gifted students to a Unit on Forensic Science. Kelley's Kreations
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Westward Expansion: Death of Billy the Kid Primary Source Worksheet
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about Billy the Kid and the American West. I use this worksheet to help students examine the “Wild West”. This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for cla
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Rules, Rights and Responsibilities (Grades 4-6) by Teaching Ink
Children are not always aware of the fact that with rights come responsibilities. This book will help them understand the relationship between the two. Responsibilities at home, in school and in the community are taught in this book. The purpose of this book is to provide materials that can be used
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Bill Proposal Template
Use this template to provide a hands on experience for your students. I use this template to write classroom bills (rules) the first few days of school. Then we vote them into law, this provides accountability and ownership on their part.
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I Need My Own CONTINENT Project
Project linked to learning about: * Continents * Landmarks * World Wonders * Geography * "I Need My Own Country" by Rick Walton (Book) This activity includes: * Continent Fact Sheet * Make Your Own Flag * Make Your Own Landmark * Make a Map * Weather Related Activity * Famous Sports, Dish, Animals
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Wild West: Make Your Own Wanted Poster
Students will read and answer questions about outlaws and how important Wanted Posters were to the lawmen in the Wild West. This product does not give specific information about individuals, but gives a list of names so they can do some computer research and then create their own Wanted Poster. Ther
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Laws in Australia COMPLETE BUNDLE (Year 5 HASS)
This bundle collects two Australian Government mini units (covering Laws and the Creation and Enforcement of Laws) and one lesson (covering the Importance of Laws) with complimentary assessment tasks, word wall cards and posters. Together, these resources cover the laws in Australia (ACHASSK117) out
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Community and Government Assessment
This can be used with your government unit. The students can take this as a quiz or test. It covers the court system and government leaders.
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Bill of Rights Quiz show game with real life Examples
This is ideal for dry erase board review. It covers the bill of rights as well as the 13th, 14tha nd 19th amendment. Students are also given real life examples and asked to apply the rights to the situation.
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Constitution PPT
This PowerPoint had 60 slides and includes: -- What the Constitution is. -- How old it is -- Who wrote it -- Why it was written -- The Preamble, including what each line of it means -- The Articles, explained simply -- The Bill of Rights, explained simply -- Scenarios to let students apply the Bill
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Three Little Pigs Mock Trial Reader's Theater
OVERVIEW Students will experience the judicial system at work through this mock trial reader's theater. Reader's theater script has been designed for up to 29 students, but may be adjusted according to class size. Please note that not all students will have a speaking part, but will still be a par
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Script: First Ladies Day in Court Drama  (& lesson plan)
First Ladies Day in Court is a reader's theater style script that cover history (presidents), civics and economics content while also reinforcing language and literature standards. Comprehension questions are embedded in the text. Script and lesson plan in .DOC and .PDF formats in a zip file. 24
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Three Branches of Government Game
This download includes three different ways to play a card game with matching the characteristics of The Three Branches of Government. It is a fun way for students to review the branches of government, or learn what each one consists of.
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Mock Trial Script
I use this mock trial in my classroom to teach the Bill of Rights and Due Process of Law. I have modified a previous version to cater to my school.
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Veteran's Day and Branches of the Military Comprehension
Teach students all about the branches of the military in relation to Veteran's Day! There are 5 passages, one for each branch. This is designed to be a group activity but could also be used as independent work. Students will read a passage about one branch and be the group expert. Each student share
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Judicial Review Activity - Interpreting a Student "Constitution"
Students will be given 3 scenarios involving a decision that was made by a school (Executive Branch) or teacher (Legislative Branch). An example would be a student coming to school with a mohawk and the school deciding to send them home. The students will then pretend to be the Supreme Court and int
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American Legal System Interactive Notebook for Google Drive
These Civics digital interactive notebook graphic organizers will help students organize information about civil law, criminal law, the history of the U.S. legal system and more on Google Drive! Why should you use a Google Interactive Product? *No cutting, gluing or paper needed! *Students work d
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