School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Social Studies, Grade 8

Political Science | Peoples of the Nation and World | Geography | Economics | History | Social Studies Skills and Processes

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Standard 1.0 Political Science

Topic C. Protecting Rights and Maintaining Order

Indicator 3. Examine the principle of due process

Objective b. Describe the due process protections in the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment

Resource Links
Very detailed and scholarly discussion of due process and the Constitution, from Cornell Law School
Lesson plan on procedural justice, from the Washington State Courts
A scholarly discussion of due process, from Cornell Law School
Guide to procedural due process, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s “Exploring Constitutional Law” Web page
“You Mean I’ve Got Rights?” lesson plan, from iCivics
Resources for Objective 1.C.3.b:
Clarifications | Lesson Seeds | Sample Assessments | RESOURCE LINKS