Hopefully you are still curious about how the First Amendment and the courts both protect and limit your rights … and you want more! Tonight, dive into the remaining parts of the Bill of Rights by using the video below to jot down some notes on each. We will have a fun activity to discuss these amendments in our next class.
For a few of the amendments, try to come up with some more situations or “What ifs?” – and try to make them applicable to you!
Once you are done with Amendments 2-10, post your most and least important Amendments in the form below!
MY NEW FAVORITE BILL OF RIGHTS GAME – That’s Your Right! from Annenberg
How about a little more Bill of Rights fun, and a great way to test your understanding (and the speed of your mouse clicks)? Give Do I Have a Right? from iCivics a whirl. You will have to login, and take a look at the tutorial. Make sure you improve your waiting area and get the Cafe++ … and move quickly. My high score last night was 4950 points – beat that.
And imagine – what would life be without the Bill of Rights? And play this Bill of Rights game! And this Bill of Rights game! And this Bill of Rights game!