Challenging the 1st Amendment

Lesson Goal(s):

  • Engage students in lively analysis and discussion of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution as it applies to freedom of speech and religion
  • Challenge students to understand another person’s point of view

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of Evin Demirel

Grade Level:5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High School
Time period: Modern Era 1968 to Present; World War II Through the Civil Rights Era 1941-1967

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.

Era5.5.AH.9-12.4, Era6.6.AH.9-12.4, H.7.AH.7-8.8, IE.6.AAH.2, JU.7.AAH.2, PD.3.C.1, PD.4.C.3, PD.4.C.7

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