Children are not always aware of the fact that with rights come responsibilities. This book will help them understand the relationship between the two. Responsibilities at home, in school and in the community are taught in this book. The purpose of this book is to provide materials that can be used by the teacher to make children aware of the working of the Juvenile Court System. The materials are generic in nature and not specific to any one state. The materials will provide practical experience using real life situations. Activities include role playing, creative writing, class discussions and problem solving.
The content of this 64-page activity book includes: Teacher Instructions, Basic American Rights, Responsibilities in School, Responsibilities at Home, Responsibilities in the Community, Rules/Laws, Comparison of Juvenile and Adult Courts, Juvenile Rights in the Court System, Responsibilities of Court Personnel, The Juvenile Court Process, Mock Juvenile Hearing, Petitions, Consequences, Crime’s Effect on Victims & Community and Glossary.