This is a three part unit covering important Supreme Court cases that deal with the issue of separation of church and state. Included in the download are write ups for Abington School District v. Schempp, Lemon v. Kurtzman, and Alleghany County v. American Civil Liberties Union. The write ups give important background information on the cases as well as explanations for the Court's decisions. The issues in the cases include nativity scenes on public property, school prayer, and daily Bible readings in public school classrooms. Each unit also has student activities to accompany the readings. The unit includes three guided reading activities, three sets of true and false questions, three sets of vocabulary activities, five student response essay questions, three sets of multiple choice reading comprehension questions, and a unit word builder activity to wrap up the unit. There are enough activities to fill around three 30 to 40 minute segments of a history or government class.
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