May 02, 2014

What is Justice?

Grade Level:

Middle/High

 

Overview:

These activities provide excerpts from the Constitution and quotes from influential figures in history which help to define the concept of justice. By discussing these ideas, students will develop an understanding of justice, and articulate how the Constitution aims to promote justice.

 

Time needed:

1 class period

 

Materials required:

What is Justice? Lesson Plan

Quotes on Justice handout

 

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

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices