Examining Criminal Cases can be a fun way to teach the skills of research and analysis in a Law & Justice or Government class!This is a research activity in which students are directed to a website providing information on a number of current criminal cases. The cases are updated frequently, an
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.
Overview: This mock trial bundle has graphic organizers designed to help middle school classes transition from written arguments to verbal interactive debating. Specifically, I use this to support imagining an “other” when designing an argument rather than writing in a vacuum as is often required o
This is perfect for interactive notebooks! I just created it and used it in my class to introduce rules and laws with a mentor text. It worked out great!
I hope you find this useful in your classroom. :)
• Posters with definitions/ carteles con la definicion
• Rules and laws bubble map / mapa
Already have your unit set up for students to listen to and analyzed Season 1 of the Serial podcast? Just need something to keep all the people straight?This document includes a the main people, and their connections, from Season 1 of Serial in three formats: just names with areas to write informat
Roles in a Civil Lawsuit - judge, jury, defendant, plaintiff, witnesses Graphic Organizer - civil law worksheet
Kids then set up a mock trial situation showing they understand the roles in a trial in civil court
This is a fairly simple (but pretty!) graphic organizer that requires students to locate the names of the nine current Supreme Court Justices, as well as which president appointed them. Great homework assignment or pop quiz!
This activity introduces students to their fifteen due process rights as presented in the Bill of Rights. Students are provided four sheets. Three sheets contain large boxes while the fourth sheet contains small boxes and is entitled "Due Process Rights Interpreted." The large boxes list the due
This downloadable item is a handout, reading, research activity that focusses on two pivotal court cases of the Civil Rights Era, Plessy vs. Ferguson and Brown vs. Board of Ed 1. The graphic organizer breaks down the cases easily and accurately while allows for comparison of these two cases and the
This lesson is especially relevant now with students pushing the boundaries of speech through social media.
A PowerPoint to introduce, as a class, freedom of speech when it comes to students in school versus the general population. There are six different scenarios based on Supreme C
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! It's a great option for classrooms utilizing technology or off-campus e-learning.Why should you use a Goo
The Canadian criminal justice system is confusing for students to see the progression. This mind map resource is a fill in the blank organizer from when the crime is committed to sentencing. The criminal process can be easily seen through this resource, excellent for outlining a unit, or even a test
This packet can be used together or separately, depending on what order your unit is in. I teach incorporation (this includes a copy of the 14th amendment), and then begin my "rights of the accused" mini-unit with the incorporated 4th amendment through the 8th. Also included is an organizer for the
If your students love Serial, wait until they hear In the Dark!This bundle goes with the first four episodes of the second season which explores how Curtis Flowers has been tried for the same murder case six different times over a 21 year period. They'll really be shocked when they hear he was behin
This is unit eight of an 8 unit course on the history of Hitler and the Holocaust. The PowerPoints are designed for a High School or College course on this important time period in history. Unit eight explores the search for justice for "Crimes Against Humanity" at the Nuremberg Trial. Will "Just F
The role and function of Australia's Political System is central to students understanding in the domain of Civics and Citizenship. This resource is ideal for year 7 students who are first learning about the structure of Australia's political system, but additional as a form of revision for students
Don't spend time creating your own notes sheets! All of the work has been done for you. These FINGERPRINT SCIENCE DOODLES are the perfect compliment to your next Fingerprint lesson. They are a fun and engaging addition to your lesson and the NO-PREP, print and go option makes it perfect for busy tea
Worksheets covering the Canadian legal system.
Correlates with Grade 10 Civics and Grade 11 Law Expectations for Ontario
Charter of Rights and Freedoms graphic organizer
civil vs. criminal law worksheets
sentencing options handout
sentencing options case worksheet
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This is a graphic organizer designed to help students learn basic information about the three main parts of the federal judicial system. It is done on a PowerPoint slide so that, in addition to printing copies for your students, you can use a projector to display it on your whiteboard or smartboard.
This is a basic graphic organizer used by students in forensic science to define the categories that pieces of evidence might fall under. A blank version for printing and a simply animated teaching slide for the teacher is included.
I used this file in a fourth grade intervention class. This file does not include the story that I worked through with my students but it does include visual aids of the evidence, crime scene, and suspects/witnesses. As well as a police report for the students to fill out. We had a lot of fun and I