This resource includes the definition as well as six thoughtful quotes on the concept of private property in society. Sources for these quotes include Ludwig Von Mises, Karl Marx, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Franz Kafka, Jim Ryun, and Thomas Jefferson.
Also included are five discussion questions related to the quotes, the government's role in preserving the concept of private property and a student's reflection on their own private property.
Exploring the concept of private property and the government's role is a worthwhile and interesting discussion to have with your class. It connects well with lessons on the state of nature and Hobbes and Locke.