In this lesson, students are introduced to one of the most important parts of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution—the equal protection clause. When your students finish this lesson, they will be able to explain the purpose of the equal protection clause. They will also be able to describe some of the steps that Congress, the executive branch, the U.S. Supreme Court, and citizens have taken to end unfair discrimination in our nation.
We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution (MS)
Good lesson for teaching about the 14th amendment and unfair discrimination. Information on Martin Luther King. Includes lessons, teacher resources, activities, visuals, ideas for discussion, and audio interviews.