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May 02, 2014

It's My Life

Grade Level:



In this lesson, students will think critically about the legitimacy of government intervention in their lives. They will compare individual rights with the public good, and identify some justifications for government intervention.


Time needed:

At least 1 class period


Materials required:

It’s My Life – Lesson Plan


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

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 8: Science, Technology, and Society

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices