Civics & Government Unit 2: Protection of Rights & Liberties Social Studies

Civics & Government Unit 2: Protection of Rights & Liberties Social Studies



Civics & Government Unit 2: Protection of Rights & Liberties

⭐️ In this civics & government unit, students discuss the protection of rights and liberties. Students will learn about how the government protects our rights and liberties, what rights and liberties are and what can be done to protect them. Students will watch original videos, follow along through a Google Slides (downloadable to PowerPoint) presentation, and complete activities that will help them learn about the purpose of government. This resource includes 8 days of lessons, videos, and activities on this topic.


⭐️ Includes a mix of multimedia and printables, along with an original video to introduce the material. Everything you need in one spot!


⭐️ This unit is perfect for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. It was created to align with SS.2.CG.1.2 but can be used in any classroom to teach students about the protection of rights and liberties.


Please Note: This read aloud is recommended for use to complement these lessons: Ringing the Justice Bell by Tara Videon.


Key Features:

✏️ Convenience – Everything you need for this unit is all in one place!


✏️Engaging Multimedia – This resource will capture your students’ attention while they learn important social studies topics. Integrates text, activities, and multimedia to help students understand the topics and stay engaged in the material.


✏️ Included Lesson Plans – Lesson plans provide an eight-day strategy for easy classroom implementation.


What’s Included?

  1. Unit Overview
  2. 8 Thirty Minute Lesson Plans
  3. Vocabulary Cards
  4. KWL Graphic Organizer
  5. Google Slides Presentation
  6. Government Protects Liberty and Rights
  7. Custom Videos (this professional quality video was created specifically for this resource is embedded into the presentation)
  8. Presentation Slides
  9. Vocabulary Sort
  10. Read Aloud: Ringing the Justice Bell
  11. Career Spotlight: Member of Congress
  12. Quiz

*Answer Key Included


The information provided in this unit is research-based. It was carefully created to be historically accurate and represent the indigenous groups the way they wish to be represented. Graphics and photos were carefully selected to be as historically accurate as possible.


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Civics & Government Unit 1: The Purpose of Government


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