These I CAN posters are quick and easy to print and post in your classroom! They are aligned with the standards for teaching the principals of Law and Order in Civics and US Government. I have uploaded them as individual files that are high resolution and can be enlarged on a poster maker without losing clarity. I have also combined them into a PPT file for easy printing as portrait, 8.5x11.
I CAN explain how Due Process guarantees me a fair trial.
I CAN explain how the 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th Amendments protects those accused of a crime.
I CAN define the Rule of Law and explain how the government is limited in the legal system.
I CAN define Equal Protection Under the Law.
I CAN explain how a bill becomes a law.
I CAN describe ways to block legislation.
I CAN identify groups that influence the law-making process.
I CAN identify the characteristics of effective laws.
I CAN explain the purpose for laws.
I CAN explain how the Executive Branch can create laws.
I CAN explain how the Judicial Branch creates laws through interpretation.
I CAN identify different law enforcement agencies at the national, state and local levels.
I CAN identify different types of laws.
I CAN identify different methods of resolving disputes.
I CAN differentiate between criminal and civil legal procedures.
I CAN explain what is meant by the Burden of Proof.
I CAN explain the special protections for juveniles in the legal system.
I CAN identify penalties for breaking criminal laws.
I CAN identify penalties for breaking civil laws.
I CAN explain how a criminal case moves through the court system.
I CAN explain how the court system is adversarial in nature.
I CAN identify the structure of federal and state court systems.
I CAN identify how a case is appealed through the court system.
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