After ample practice, students will perform for the class or other classes, schools, etc. You may again perform this in any capacity that fits the needs of your classroom/school.
Have students make a 10-page booklet listing each amendment. Using old magazines, newspapers, and/or drawings, students should be able to choose an example that reflects each amendment and write how their picture, article, or drawing exemplifies the amendment.
Have each student write what example matches each amendment from the script.
Matching Quiz matching amendments to real-life examples. (See attached quiz)
Student written Bill of Rights for the Classroom using format on the following website.
Bibliography (Include a minimum of 5 sources)
The Bill of Rights Reader’s Theatre Script developed by Dr. Rosalind Flynn with Ms. Zander’s Class, Kenmore Middle School, Arlington, Virginia.
, Scott Foresman, Pearson Education., Inc., 2005.
, 3rd ed. Cathy Travis. Austin, Texas: Synergy Books, 2006.
. Teachers’ Curriculum Institute, 2003.
A Kids’ Guide to America’s Bill of Rights. Kathleen Krull. Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1999.
. Betsy and Giulio Maestro. New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, 1987.
. Jean Fritz.
David Catrow, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2002.
. Syl Sobel. Happaauge, New York: Barron’s Educational Series, 2001.