Sample Video 97: First Amendment 50: Making Meaning of the First Amendment—Freedom of Assembly and Petition

View this archived video of our live program with Professor Dan Kozlowski of Saint Louis University and Lt. Jerry Lohr of the St. Louis County Police Department.  Topics include:  an explanation of each right, landmark Supreme Court cases dealing with each right, answering student questions about each right, and balancing the legal and constitutional aspects of each right with the practical applications of the rights from both the perspective of those marching and the law enforcement community.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.

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Teacher Tool 306: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through drama.

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Teacher Tool 307: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through a Graphic Novel

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an arts integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through the creation of a graphic novel.

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Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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