The First Amendment is the cornerstone of a free society. This activity provides scholastic journalists with the opportunity to consider important First Amendment legal cases and discuss and debate the significant issues each case raises.
This 5-page activity includes a handout with 5 cases. Each case is summarized; includes a link to read more about it; and has a list of questions for students' consideration.
This activity also includes a BONUS ASSIGNMENT/ASSESSMENT for students to research and present additional landmark First Amendment cases; and create their own list of questions for further discussion.