Subject Area(s): Gifted/Talented

Grade Level(s): 7

Format of Library of Congress media: Images

Best Instructional Practices


CE.1 - The student will develop the social studies skills citizenship requires, including the ability to

  1. examine and interpret primary and secondary source documents;
  2. analyze political cartoons, political advertisements, pictures, and other graphic media;
  3. distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information;
  4. review information for accuracy, separating fact from opinion;


Two 45 minute lessons

Lesson Summary

Students will analyze and discuss various primary sources that deal with issues appropriate for Supreme Court consideration.

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All of the materials used in this lesson plan are available for downloading as PDF Files and PowerPoint files, as appropriate. PDF Files can be viewed with the free Adobe Reader.

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