UEN Security Office
Technical Services Support Center (TSSC)
Eccles Broadcast Center
101 Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 585-6105 (fax)
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Students will examine current news stories and from them develop "BIG" questions related to individual and group rights. They will then relate their questions to the U.S. Constitution and supreme court decisions.
An understanding of the rights and privileges protected by the Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution. Familiarity with landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases and cases under current examination. Familiarity with current events.
A basic understanding of the Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution and the workings of the Supreme Court.
Prior to giving the lesson:
As a follow-up:
Continue following the news stories examined in class. As new court decisions come down, share them with the class. Keep the Big Questions butcher paper on your wall. As you proceed through other units, refer back to the list as connections arise.
Student performance will be assessed through their news article notes, oral presentation, and Big Question Worksheet.