You Decide!

 
 

You Decide!

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  • Casts children in the role of judge to rule on 75 actual U.S. Supreme Court cases!

    Description & Features

    With You Decide! court is in session. The honorable “judges,” your children, will be asked to decide cases based on the first eight amendments to the Constitution. Your children will sharpen their critical thinking skills and their legal and historical knowledge as they analyze the amendments, discover their origins, and rule on actual cases presented before the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Each unit explores:
    • The language, meaning, and history of an amendment.
    • How the amendment was applied in various cases.
    • Classic and contemporary cases children must decide based on what they've learned about the amendments.


    Table of Contents/Skills

    Introduction

    Chapter One: The First Amendment

    • Lesson One: You Be the Judge
    • Lesson Two: What Does the First Amendment Say?
    • Lesson Three: Some Past Decisions of the Supreme Court
    • Lesson Four: What Are the Origins of the Religion Clauses in the First Amendment?
    • Lesson Five: The First Amendment Today--Religion
    • Lesson Six: What Are the Origins of the Freedom of Expression Clauses in the First Amendment?
    • Lesson Seven: The First Amendment Today--Freedom of Expression
    • Lesson Eight: Judge For Yourself


    Chapter Two: The Fourth Amendment

  • Lesson One: You Be the Judge
  • Lesson Two: What Does the Fourth Amendment Say?
  • Lesson Three: Some Past Decisions of the Supreme Court
  • Lesson Four: What Are the Origins of the Fourth Amendment?
  • Lesson Five: The Fourth Amendment Today
  • Lesson Six: Judge For Yourself


      Chapter Three: The Fifth & Sixth Amendments

    • Lesson One: You Be the Judge
    • Lesson Two: What Does the Fifth Amendment Say?
    • Lesson Three: What Does the Sixth Amendment Say?
    • Lesson Four: Some Past Decisions of the Supreme Court
    • Lesson Five: What Are the Origins of Some of the Rights Guaranteed by the Fifth and Sixth Amendments?
    • Lesson Six: The Fifth Amendment Today
    • Lesson Seven: The Sixth Amendment Today
    • Lesson Eight: Judge For Yourself


        Chapter Four: The Eighth Amendment

      • Lesson One: You Be the Judge
      • Lesson Two: What Does the Eighth Amendment Say?
      • Lesson Three: What Are the Origins of the Eighth Amendment?
      • Lesson Four: The Eighth Amendment Today
      • Lesson Five: Judge For Yourself


          Chapter Five: The Second, Third, & Seventh Amendments

        • Lesson One: You Be the Judge--The Second Amendment
        • Lesson Two: What Does the Second Amendment Say?
        • Lesson Three: What is the Purpose of the Second Amendment?
        • Lesson Four: You Be the Judge--The Third Amendment
        • Lesson Five: What Does the Third Amendment Say?
        • Lesson Six: What Is the Purpose of the Third Amendment?
        • Lesson Seven: You Be the Judge--The Seventh Amendment
        • Lesson Eight: What Does the Seventh Amendment Say?
        • Lesson Nine: What Is the Purpose of the Seventh Amendment?


            Concluding Activity

            Sources and Bibliography

            Guide for Analyzing Cases
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