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Importance of Rules and the Bill of Rights

Resource ID#: 59537

Primary Type: Teaching Idea


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This web resource provides students with support in understanding the importance of having rules (laws) in society, learning how they are addressed in the U.S Constitution, and gaining an understanding of the Bill of Rights.
Subject(s): Social Studies, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 5
Intended Audience: Educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, LCD Projector, Speakers/Headphones, Adobe Flash Player, Microsoft Office, Computer Media Player
   
Instructional Time: 6 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area: Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: music, Bill of Rights, rules, Constitution, group work, poster
Instructional Design Framework(s): Direct Instruction, Writing to Learn, Cooperative Learning
Resource Collection: CPALMS Charter: Social Studies



Related Standards

Name Description
SS.5.A.1.1: Use primary and secondary sources to understand history.
Remarks/Examples:
Examples may include, but are not limited to, diaries, letters, newspapers, audio/video recordings, pictures, photographs, maps, graphs. Examples of all of these forms of primary sources may be found on various websites such as the site for The Kinsey Collection.
SS.5.A.5.10: Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.
Remarks/Examples:
 Examples may include, but are not limited to, liberty, representative government, limited government, individual rights, "bundle of compromises."
SS.5.C.1.2: Define a constitution, and discuss its purposes.
SS.5.C.1.3: Explain the definition and origin of rights.
Remarks/Examples:
Examples are John Locke's "state of nature" philosophy, natural rights: rights to life, liberty, property.
SS.5.C.1.5: Describe how concerns about individual rights led to the inclusion of the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution.
SS.5.C.3.5: Identify the fundamental rights of all citizens as enumerated in the Bill of Rights.
LAFS.5.RI.1.1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
LAFS.5.RI.1.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
LAFS.5.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
  1. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]”).
  2. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point[s]”).
Particular alignment to:
LAFS.5.W.3.9b:Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point[s]”).