Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
||Lesson Plan: Teaching
the Lesson: Activity 2
Activity 2: Area-Specific Committee Meetings
Create a Head Committee and four or five other committees, each consisting of three to four students. Each group should have a recorder and a spokesperson or reporter. Students should choose their own committee leadership at the first meeting of the committee.
Using teacher-provided supplementary materials (see Lesson Materials), the Head Committee will begin to:
Because of the complexity of this assignment, the Head Committee will probably need to work on this assignment over several days.
During Activity 2, all other committees will begin to:
Give all students the rubric (see Assessment) against which their work will be judged and discuss as needed. Remind all groups to use the information gathered from earlier research and the Supreme Court cases discussed in class. For homework, students should seek out artistic examples for consideration by their respective committees. Students might also look for examples of how the arts have been used to promote patriotism.