Fayette v. Take Two: The First Amendment

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An informative lesson provides scholars the opportunity to study a Supreme Court case regarding the First Amendment and make a ruling with the members of their group. Class members also participate in group discussion and prepare a written defense of their findings. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils rule on other cases involving the First Amendment and then compare their rulings
  • Guide a discussion on how the court's rulings regarding the First Amendment have evolved over time 
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource requires learners to have prior knowledge of the judicial branch and the Bill of Rights 
Pros
  • The lesson provides extension activities to enhance learning 
  • Resource is easy to modify for individuals with additional learning needs 
Cons
  • None