May 02, 2014

It's My Life

Grade Level:

Middle/High


Overview:

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