The Supreme Court
v. Board of Education
Word search. Find the words listed about the Brown v. Board of
Education Supreme Court case of 1954.
v. Board of Education
Matching quiz related to Brown v. Board of Education,
desegregation, or civil rights.
- Courts Keeping the Balance http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/3branches/4.htm
Information and questions about Congress and the Supreme Court.
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Courts in American Government
Lesson Plan - Presented in PDF format, this lesson
presents a structural framework for students to think about how
the judiciary affects government and the public, and how government
and the public affect the judiciary.
Protection Under the Law
WebQuest - Have you ever wondered how the United States
Supreme Court makes its decisions? You are about to become a Supreme
Court justice, entrusted with the power to make the final decision
upon a contraversial case. Your opinion will become law in this
Lesson Plans - Lesson Plan 9
Plan - Use this lesson as an introduction to civil and criminal
proceedings. Compare the steps of a criminal case and a civil case
and analyze the differences in standards of proof in legal cases.
This is a lesson designed to aid fourth and fifth graders in "owning" and taking responsibility for their actions. Students will be chosen for roles as the judge, defense and prosecuting attorneys, the defendant, and witnesses. Three different cases will be presented. The remaining classmates will serve as the jury.
of the Judiciary
Information and fill-in-the-blank questions about the judicial branch.
Printable fill-in-the-blank worksheet about the judicial branch.
Supreme Court Cases
10 interactive multiple-choice questions.