Bring the justice system right into your classroom with these activities that have students play the leading roles in issues that deal with the court system and our responsibilities.
Responsibility Index and Bills of Responsibility
Give students this set of situations and ask what they would do in each. Would they act responsibly?
Order in the Court: Supreme Deliberations
Using Supreme Court cases that have defined student rights, have the class role-play the court deliberations and argue the cases as they would have in front of the Supreme Court.
Build a Better Battleground
In this exercise, students take on roles of civic leaders and concerned citizens as they make the hard choices and decide what's best for the entire community.
About The American Promise
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