Criminal Process Amendments : Lesson Plan Essay

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Criminal Process Amendments
Lesson Plan

Teacher: Miradije Rashiti
Grade Level: 11th
Subject Area: U.S. Civics
Content Focus: 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th Amendments

Relevant State and National Content Standards/Common Core Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.3
Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.8
Evaluate an author 's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.9
Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

Learners’ Background
Students have previous knowledge of due process from class discussions.
Students also discussed the death penalty in previous classes.

Student Learning Objective
Students will analyze the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Amendment.
Students will also evaluate the argument over the death penalty.

Content Knowledge
Due process
Double Jeopardy
Self-incrimination
Trial
Counsel
Miranda vs. Arizona
Death penalty

Materials & Teacher-developed Resources
Published Material
Glencoe’s “United States Government…

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