Lesson Plan

Bill of Rights

Students will learn about their freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights
Kris H.
Instructional Technology Specialist
Cornell Senior High School
Coraopolis, United States
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My Grades 12
My Subjects Social Studies

Students will be able to identify their freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights. 

Social Studies
Grades 7 – 12
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Learn about the Bill of Rights

Activity: Conversing

Prepare a please do now activity asking students to list their five most important rights. 

Student Instructions

Students list rights, share their list with a peer and share with the class. 

2 Examining the Bill of Rights

Gather resources from the National Archives "Our Documents" page, such as digital copies of the Bill of Rights and background materials. 

Student Instructions

Re-write the Bill of Rights in their own words. 

3 Review Game

Organize students into teams to play Do I Have a Right (Bill of Rights Edition). 

Student Instructions

Compete against their peers to have the highest score.