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September 09, 2019

Fair Treatment

Grade Level:



In this lesson, students discuss whether fairness means treating everyone exactly alike or whether it might be justified to treat people differently in special circumstances. The instructor can then explain how the law attempts to preserve fairness.


Time needed:

~30 minutes


Materials required:

Fair Treatment Lesson Plan


National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Council for Social Studies:

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices