Standard 10: Sociocultural Context Domain/Social Interactions

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Number: SS.912.P.10
Title: Sociocultural Context Domain/Social Interactions
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Psychology

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What About Me? :

In this lesson, students will learn about how the U.S. Constitution safeguards the rights of all citizens by looking at the history of rights for individuals with disabilities in the United States.  Students will examine the 14th Amendment, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and their role in shaping societal treatment of people with disabilities and their treatment by others. Students will analyze court cases related to various disabilities and discrimination in the United States, determining how these court cases and clarification of the law helped to shape society’s sentiments regarding individuals with disabilities. Students will create a public service announcement regarding their court case analysis, using the public service announcement to create awareness.

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