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Showing Grade 2, Unit 3, How Government Works and Solves Problems
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B.B. Wolf v Curly Pig

Description: This mock trial script by the 19th circuit court in Illinois is for preschool through primary grades. This is the case of Wolf versus Pig. The charge against Pig is attempted Wolf cooking.

Author: Nineteenth Circuit Court

Lesson ID: 1324

Case of Jack and the Beanstalk, The

Description: This is a criminal prosecution for the offenses of Break, Enter and Steal (Section 112 (1) Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)) and Murder (Section 18 Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)). The offense of Break, Enter and Steal is a "back-up" charge, in case the prosecution fails to prove the charge of murder. While the prosecution will have to prove all elements of each offens2.3.1e, the prosecution's main aim is to prove the elements of murder. This mock trial was designed to be done online and adjudicated by a judge, but it may be done with a student jury in the classroom. Standard 2.3.1

Author: Australian Broaadcasting Company

Lesson ID: 1325

Choosing an Impartial Jury

Description: In this lesson students gain some understanding of the challenges faced in selecting a fair and impartial jury. For the trial of Goldilocks in "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," older students select jurors from a list and discuss why they selected the people they did. Younger students work orally from information about each potential juror and decide who would be best. Standard 2.3.1 and 3.4.2

Author: American Bar Association

Lesson ID: 1322

How Does Government Affect Me?

Description: In its simplest form, a government determines the way in which a country, state, county, township, city, or village is run. At every level, governments make laws that citizens must obey and create policies about everything connected with daily life. Click your way around this virtual town and see how governments at various levels affect how the town is run. Standards 2.3.1, 3.4.4, and 4.5.3

Author: Democracy Project, PBS By the People

Lesson ID: 1546

Humpty Dumpty Mock Trial

Description: This mock trial by the Oklahoma Bar Association allows students to participate in a pre-scripted trial on personal injury. Humpty Dumpty?s accident lets kids learn about the workings of the law and of juries. Standard 2.3.1

Author: Oklahoma Bar Association

Lesson ID: 1323

President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job

Description: As a nation, we place no greater responsibility on any one individual than we do on the president. What is the job of the president of the United States? What are the president's roles and responsibilities? How do the president and the public communicate with each other? Students learn about the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. Standard 2.3.1

Author: EDSITEment

Lesson ID: 1370

Why Do We Need Authority?

Description: Learn why authority in society is important and some uses of authority. Examine a situation in which there is no effective authority and identify problems which the lack of authority creates. Note: This lesson will take teacher support but the concept is accessible and interesting to young students. Standards 2.3.0, 2.3.2, and 3.4.1

Author: Foundations of Democracy, Center for Civic Education

Lesson ID: 1263

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