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The Bill of Rights in Graphic
In Do I Have a Right?, students run their own law firm and help clients resolve funny yet thought-provoking issues. They'll learn about the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution. Check out our Game Guide for Teachers to learn how to use this game in your classroom.
Classroom bill of rights 5th Grade NYS Learning Standard CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC LIFE -Constitutions, rules, and laws are developed in democratic societies in order to maintain order, provide security, and protect individual rights.
This lesson, "You've Got Rights," helps students learn about the rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and other important constitutional amendments. First they consider what rights they believe are important, then they read and analyze the real text of each amendment.
The Bill of Rights Match-Up is a great resource to use when teaching a unit on government. This resource contains ten badges with the amendment numbers, ten badges with what each amendment states, a recording sheet, and a handout for the students to illustrate the meaning of one amendment. ($)