This single page worksheet is divided into three different sections. The three sections are designed to teach students about the importance of the 1st amendment, the freedoms of the 1st amendment, and important 1st amendment Supreme Court Cases.
The three sections are:
- : Students will list and explain the 5 freedoms of the 1st amendment.
- Students will define and explain the following terms: judicial review and precedent.
- Students will complete a graphic organizer of important 1st amendment Supreme Court Cases. Student will explain the freedom extended or restricted by the Supreme Court case and then explain the outcome of the case. The cases included in the organizer are: Schenck v. United States, Tinker v. Des Moines, New York Times Company v. United States, and Texas v. Johnson.
This graphic organizer and questions activity is a great resource to use for students that have learned/are learning about 1st amendment Supreme Court cases. The activity can be used as an assessment, an introductory activity, or a research activity.
The product can also be easily modified to match your teaching/assessment procedures.
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