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of Contents for Dr. Monson's Class Units
of Rights Book
- Students will
summarize each of the Bill of Rights (Ammendments
- Students will think
about and express through writing how they feel about
each of the Bill of Rights.
- Students will
describe what each of the Bill of Rights means to them
through a drawing representation.
Time: 45 minutes
for six days.
- White construction
- Crayons, pens,
- Introduce Amendments
1&2 by reading the actual amendment or a
- Discuss with students
the meanings of each amendment.
- Give students
- Students make a page
for their Bill of Rights Book.
- Each page consists of
- -Personal Summary:
(students write their summary of what each Bill of
(students write how they personally think/feel
about this right).
- -A pictoral
representation of this right in action or what it
means to them.
- Continue these
procedures for the next four days, doing two
amendments a day.
- Students will create
a cover for their Bill of Rights
They will make a
collage out of pictures representing rights granted in
the amendments. For example, show them a picture of a
child playing with toys. Ask them if this pertains to
the Bill of Rights. Explain that freedom to play is a
right and so it could go on the collage.
- Give students time to
look though the magazines and cut out
- Have the students
paste the pictures on the cover.
- Publish the book:
three hole punch the book and tie yarn through each of
- On the front, have
them write the title of the book along with their
- Let the student pass
around the books looking at each other's pictures and
things they have written about each
- Invite students to
come up front and share their books with the