Learning Pathway: Student Rights
Building Democracy For All is designed so that teachers and students can follow different learning pathways as they explore the material in the book. Rather than proceeding sequentially through the standards, the learning pathways invite a thematic approach. Other learning pathways include: Black Lives Matter, Influential Women, Election 2020, Media Literacy, and Current Events.
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Building Democracy for All Chapters
Topic 1: The Philosophical Foundations of the United States Political System
- Standard 1: ENGAGE: How Can Teachers and Students Together Build Democratic Classrooms?
- Standard 2: ENGAGE: What Government and Law-Related Latin Words and Phrases Should Every Student Need to Know?
- Standard 4: ENGAGE: Should 16-Year-Olds or 17-Year-Olds Be Allowed to Vote?
Topic 3: Institutions of United States Government
- Standard 3: ENGAGE: What Supreme Court Cases Should All Teenagers Know?
- Standard 5: ENGAGE: Should Voters Join a Political Party?
Topic 4: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens
- Standard 4: ENGAGE: What Are Students' Rights at School?
- Standard 5: ENGAGE: How Would You Get More People, Especially Young People, to Vote?
- Standard 8: UNCOVER: Youth Activism for Change
- Standard 8: ENGAGE: Would You Join a Consumer Boycott or Buycott to Promote Change?
- Standard 10: ENGAGE: What are Transgender Students' Rights at School
Topic 5: The Constitution, Amendments, and Supreme Court Decisions
- Standard 4: ENGAGE: When Can Girls and Boys Compete Together in Athletic Events?
- Standard 6: ENGAGE: Is Kneeling During the National Anthem an Effective Form of Political Protest?
Topic 6: The Structure of Massachusetts State and Local Government
Topic 7: Freedom of the Press and News/Media Literacy
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