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The Trial of SpongeBob SquarePants
The Trial of SpongeBob SquarePants is a fun activity to help students practice using logical evidence and reason (logos) in persuasive writing and speech. The Common Core State Standards for seventh, eighth, and ninth grades mention the word "evidence" nearly twenty times! But one of the things my
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The 'Fill-in" of Rights
This activity allows students to gain a more thorough understanding of the Bill of Rights. Students will be required to fill in the blanks for each amendment. The words selected for the students to fill in are all words which are extremely important to the meaning and interpretation of the Bill of R
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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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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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Police Badge Craft
This is a craft for Police Appreciation week or Thank a Police Officer Day. I have a blog post on this, that I would love for you to check out: Police Appreciation Blog Post
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Economics/Personal Financial Literacy- Real Life Simulation- Job Application
The Job Application is a supplemental document to the Real Life Simulation. In this project each student uses the concepts and terminology learned from the past units covering the topics of personal finance and consumerism. Students receive a “reality check” and throughout the simulation get a real
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Supreme Court Building Block Puzzle
I created this project as a way to bring in some kinesthetic learning to my Government class! Essentially, a group of students are given a set of 20 building blocks. Each building block contains an excerpt from a famous Supreme Court opinion (ex. Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board, etc.). They follo
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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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Abraham Lincoln CSI Activity
CSI style activity where students look at possible suspects of Lincoln's assassination and decide if the person is some way guilty or innocent.
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Creating Laws Assignment
This is a great introductory activity to do in a law class or even a civics class. Students have to consider how they would organize a large group of people stranded on a deserted island. They must think about what type of leadership is needed and what kinds of laws would be created. Students are as
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Being a Juror for Government and Civics Classes
Room 311 created this resource as a way for you to engage your government or civics students in learning about what it means to be a juror. This assignment encourages debate and discussion among your students as they take on the role of jurors in well-known cases in history. This resource works best
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Supreme Court Justices Trading Cards-Updated
How to make the Supreme Court Justices real to students? Turn them into trading cards! This two-page word doc is designed for you or your students to print, research and fill out basic biographical information about the current nine justices, and tape or glue the cards back-to-back: photo on the fro
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A Brief History of Law
These lecture notes/transparencies are designed to introduce grade 11 law students to the history that shaped our current legal system. Hammurabi's code, Mosaic Law, Greek Law, Roman Law, and British Law up to the Magna Carta are explained briefly, but in a way that links the past to the present. Ke
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NOVA - "Forensics on Trial" worksheet
Fill-in-the-blank worksheet to go along with NOVA "Forensics on Trial" which is available at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/forensics-on-trial.html .
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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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Who enforces it? cut and paste
This is a cut and paste for students who are learning about who enforces certain rules and laws in our community!
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Canadian Charter Graphic Organizer
Graphic Organizer for the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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Frontline (PBS) - "The Anthrax Files" worksheet
Fill-in-the-blank worksheet to encourage students to listen carefully to the Frontline program "The Anthrax Files," a documentary originally aired on PBS on October 11, 2011 about the bioterrorism that followed the 9/11 attacks.
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American Trial
This short PowerPoint presentation explains the order of events in an American trial in simple terms for English Language Learners (ELLs). I used this when showing To Kill a Mockingbird. You can revise it.
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How was Crime punished in the 19th century?
This powerpoint contains some starter activities to be used before launching into lessons on types of crime. There is a word match activity on types of crimes and a picture reveal activity where the students have to infer what they are seeing. There is also a 'WH' question activity of a picture on a
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Landmark Supreme Court Case Research Packet
This research packet is used to guide student research on a Supreme Court Case. Students will research the constitutional question at the center of the case, the arguments on both sides of the case, as well as the Supreme Court's opinion including information on majority, dissenting, and concurring
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Adnan Syed SERIAL Murder Trial Appeals 12 episodes, use with this summary
This is a summary of the 12 episodes of Serial. I am a retired lawyer, instructor and textbook writer. I have put this into a form where everything is stripped from the summary but that which is used as testimony, exhibit or is stated on the show "Serial". I clearly identify on every slide which is
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Civil Rights DBQ-nit
Students are keenly aware of events like Ferguson, Cleveland, New York, and Baltimore. If you are like me, you want to use these tragedies as a teachable moment and really dig into what impact history has had. This lengthy unit can be sliced and diced into smaller portions, but we build in free
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Thurgood Marshall Scavenger Hunt Cards
These scavenger hunt cards can be used as a compliment to the American Heroes biographies. It includes a 21 question sheet that covers all five chapters. However, the cards include all the information for students to answer the questions. Laminate & Enjoy! Product Social Studies Standards: 3SS
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