This hands-on Bill of Rights Sort is a fun way for students to learn about the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. This activity includes the first ten amendments, their definition, and a description of each one. Great to use as a center, formative assessment, independent activity, morning work, or homework.
The students will be the judge in this assignment. They will look at the essential question: Does the school principal have the right to search a students, backpack, locker, or pockets? Here is what in the packet: 1. A two page document explaining the arguments of the student and the principal with questions at the end. 2.
This packet has 3 different lessons about the Bill of Rights. One lesson has students look at different scenarios like when a cop wants to search you house. The students will then determine what protections they have based on the Bill of Rights. Another lesson looks at the meaning of the different Bill of Rights.
Election and Voting Project Based Learning Unit- examine various political party platforms, research candidates on the current election's ballot, and conduct a mock election! Perfect mini unit right before Election Day for your middle or high school American Government or Civics class!