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The First Amendment - Free Exercise, Freedom of Religion: A Case in Point


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This unit will complement or begin study on the First Amendment of the Constitution as it relates to freedom of religion. Students have the opportunity to use their argumentative writing and presentation skills as attorneys. “Attorneys” write briefs and present orally in the court of appeals regarding an actual case involving students from the Sikh religion who contend that their First Amendment rights have been violated by the school district.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Teachers

    Beneficiary: Teachers