Guiding Thought Question: Why is it important to have rights written down? Shouldn't citizens trust the government to do what is best for them and not take away their freedoms? Give an example to support your answer.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about the freedoms afforded to them through the constitution and how those rights are guaranteed through the constitution. Students will complete a picture representation of the main rights granted by the bill of rights and then discuss rights from later amendments.