Lesson Plan

Teaching the Amendments

Students will learn the amendments to the Constitution
Justin R.
Classroom teacher
Cabell Midland High School (Ona, WV)
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Social Studies
Grades 12
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1 Hook

Students will use site to look at various cases where the amendments to the Constitution were challenged.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Reading

Students will read the amendment process and how amendments are created.

3 Guided Practice

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Students will get a detailed list of the amendments to the Constitution and some examples of times where these amendments were challenged. Also they will have a list of when/why these were created.

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Other — Researching/Presenting

With a partner students will research one amendment of their choice. They will create a presentation on this amendment explaining its origin, purpose, when created, times its been challenged to be constitutional.

5 Wrap-Up