A powerpoint outlining the principles of the First Amendment and the famous 'Schenck v. U.S.' case of 1917. This is a GREAT ice breaker for Freedom of Speech. Get the students to discuss things they see in their town / on t.v. and if they see a need for limiting our freedom of speech
Part of a series on the First Amendment.
Perfect for U.S. Government/Civics classes or a high school law class.
Full unit takes about 3 weeks and includes:
- A poster project
- A debate project where students take sides on important issues and other groups act as 5-9 person "Supreme Courts"
- Tests (not m.c.)