We the Civics Kids Lesson 4: Principles of Justice and the Role of the Judiciary


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Lesson four focuses on the principles of justice and the role of the judiciary. By following a young girl as she tries to recover her stolen bicycle, the narrative provides a context for
understanding the process of resolving a conflict from negotiations to trial. In all the lesson activities, students are gaining practice in examining and discussing issues from different
viewpoints before rendering a decision. As an extension activity, student groups can develop and perform their own mock trials based on familiar fairy tales or fables. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 1 to 4

    Topics: History-Social Science, Civics, American Democracy

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