This would be fun to make with your students because you could let the kids have input on what they believe rights are versus responsibility. This could be done with many different topics also. This puts the students in control and can include many different ideas.

We watched the Brainpop Jr about Community Helpers. We made a grid of important people in the community and discussed What If We DIDN'T.

Fabulous lessons for kids to learn about human rights: books, free lesson plans, videos, and more. Great resources for teachers and parents.

"What are Human Rights?" Lessons, Books, Videos for Kids

UN Human rights got most of it right, The red text is my amendment. It sounds as though religions wanted control, not people being guided via this life-supporting function provided by their dreams.

Election Day Voting Fun for Kindergarteners.  Students vote for their favorite animal and then tally the votes as a class!

Free Election Day Voting Fun for Kindergarteners. Students vote for their favorite animal and then tally the votes as a class!

Resources for Teaching Kids About Election Day

GO VOTE! Resources for Teaching Kids About Election Day

This page lists the best books about the Constitution for kids -- great for helping plan US History units on the early days of our nation.

Variety of books talking about the constitution mostly biographical, some historical fiction to make it more relatable to students. Good introduction to the constitution setting up our government as we know it today.

In celebration of Election Day, kids at our hospital got to cast their vote for the next president and a few other key issues, like limits on sugary drinks and which is better, cat or dog. Complete with a kid-sized voting booth and mail-in ballots for patients unable to leave their room, kids experienced democracy first-hand!

In celebration of Election Day, kids got to cast their vote for the next president and a few other key issues, like limits on sugary drinks and which is better, cat or dog. Complete with a kid-sized voting booth. Kids experienced democracy first-hand!

6 Books about the Election For Kids. This is a great way to make elections relatable to students.

lots of tiny tots will be accompanying their parents to the polls. While it may be several election cycles before the little ones can participate

The PBS "President for a Day" interactive game (Grades 3-8) let's children become President and see how the Government affects them in the decision it makes. More fun activities too at PBS KIDS: The Democracy Project.

How Does Government Work?

The PBS "President for a Day" interactive game (Grades lets children become President and see how the Government affects them in the decisions it makes. More fun activities too at PBS KIDS: The Democracy Project.

Democracy: a Greek myth http://artsandculturereviews.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/democracy-a-greek-myth/

Democracy: A Greek Myth

Ancient Athens Democracy was the first democracy in the world. for the first time ever the people didnt have to settle for whoever was the next leader. they got to choose their own leader!

Freebie! This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments.

Bill of Rights. This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments. Can you guess the rights behind each amendment?

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