Teaching the Bill of Rights? Here's a bundle of FIVE lessons that cover the Bill of Rights:
1. The Federalist Papers
: Why do we have a bill of rights? Where did it come from? Why did James Madison argue that adding a bill of rights to the Constitution would be dangerous!?
2. My Bill of Rights
: students work in groups to interpret the Bill of Rights and demonstrate learning by illustrating amendments.
3. Bill of Rights in Pictures
: Interpret amendments and illustrations and match them together.
4. Bill of Rights in History
: Interpret a list of primary and secondary sources that convey the origin/reasoning behind the rights/protections/liberties of the first 10 amendments.
5. Bill of Rights Scenarios
: Apply knowledge and understanding of the Bill of Rights to a list of modern day scenarios.
In addition to the materials for each lesson listed above, this bundle also includes:
-Answer keys for all lesson materials.
-Unit PowerPoint for guiding instruction.
-Unit Lesson Plan/Teacher Instructions.