What are my Rights?
https://www.icivics.org/node/42/resource Lesson will start with a game from the iCivics sight where students have to figure out what right they have in each situation. This component should last one class period. Students will need either computer or another internet capable device, available as an app for iPads but not Android. Students will be graded on 2 components, first (worth fewer points because the content is new) correctness in the game, second their participation.
2 Direct Instruction
3 Independant Practice
Students will receive a worksheet about the all the Amendments to the Constitution. Students will also receive a copy of the Amendments. Students will read the Amendments and answer the questions on the sheet by selecting the correct option from 2 given. Students will hand this worksheet in as an assignment grade.
4 Guided Practice
https://cdn.icivics.org/sites/default/files/uploads/Road%20to%20Civil%20... Students are used to living, working, dining and schooling in an integrated society. This component will show the struggles that people faced in order to be able to enjoy the freedoms that we are used to. This component of the lesson asks students to think about situations, analyze the different methods of protest and look at what the obstacles were for those who wanted to live, dine and go to school in an integrated society.
5 Wrap up
To end the topic students will chose an amendment from the day 1 and 2 lessons and create a poster (using paper, PowerPoint or an online resource) that shows the text of the amendment. Images of people utilizing their right as a citizen and find a time in history of in our country that the freedoms allowed in that amendment were violated.