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Citizenship and the First Amendment

Teacher-endorsed lessons & activities

Your Right to Know (lesson plan)
CE.3b, d
Introduces newspapers and the value of a free press in a free society

Your Right to Express Your Opinion (lesson plan)
CE.3b, 4, 5c, 9b
Introduces the concept of freedom of speech. Students write opinions.

Your Right to Assemble (lesson plan)
CE.3b, 9c
Identify interest groups and examine how groups influence the government

Censorship and the 1st Amendment (activity)

Bill of Rights – one page handout