Students will be able to explain significance and outcomes of landmark Supreme Court Cases.
Your performance on "Task 1: Key Cases Webquest" and "Task 2: Exit Question," aligns with the Level 3 expectation on your scale.
Your performance on "Task 3: Current Cases in the Supreme Court," aligns with the Level 4 expectation on the scale.
SS.7.C.3.12: Analyze the significance and outcomes of landmark Supreme Court cases including, but not limited to, Marbury v. Madison, Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Gideon v. Wainwright, Miranda v. Arizona, in re Gault, Tinker v. Des Moines, Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier, United States v. Nixon, and Bush v. Gore.
Task 1: Key Cases Webquest
Today we'll be learning about 4 very important Supreme Court cases: Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona, and Gideon v. Wainwright. You will use short videos, readings, images, and prior knowledge to fill out the graphic organizer below in your spirals.
Click on the picture to the right to get started and follow the directions on the website.
Task 2: Exit Question
- Which case do you think is the most significant? Why?
- Write a minimum one paragraph response that explains both of you and your partner's point of view.
Task 3: Current Cases in the Supreme Court
Other cases when you're finished...
iCivics Practice: Argument Wars
More cases next week...
Supreme Court Cases Jigsaw
Directions: Divide your paper into 4 squares like you see in the example below:
Student partners who are 1s and 3s will read about United States v. Nixon and in re Gault.
Student partners who are 2s and 4s will read about Bush v. Gore and Marbury v. Madison.
For each case you are assigned:
1. Briefly summarize the events of the case.
2. Explain the significance of the case. (why is it important?)