The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
In this lesson, students begin by learning about the specific rights and freedoms protected by the Bill of Rights. In order to understand the ten amendments clearly, they work in small groups to act out different amendments through role playing.
National Constitution Center
In this lesson, students will analyze Article V of the Constitution, which describes how the Constitution can be changed, or amended. Students will compare the pros and cons of the amendment process to effect change and role play a new amendment to the Constitution.
Constitutional Rights Foundation
In this lesson, students will learn about the judicial branch and legal processes in the court room. Students will also engage in a mock trial using contentious issues in the classroom.