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The Supreme Court (US)

Famous Things

High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students learn about the Supreme Court of the United States. This lesson includes an optional research task about landmark Supreme Court cases.

This content may not be appropriate for all students. Teacher discretion is advised.

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  • judicial
  • Constitution
  • jurisdiction
  • trial
  • appeal
  • landmark
  • vacancy
  • justice
  • invalidate
  • brief
  • attorney
  • affirm
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • sequencing
  • pair work
  • discussion
  • research
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion (Reference)
  • Research(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)