Find Your Freedom Beyond the Bill of Rights

Four Freedoms. Fear

Overview

In this lesson, students will analyze primary sources from the Library of Congress to identify freedoms. Then they will be provided with background information about the Bill of Rights. Students will match the amendments related to some of the freedoms they identified through analyzing sources and will then work in small groups to reach consensus and propose a new amendment to secure freedoms not included in the Bill of Rights.

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Grade

Elementary

Subjects

Civics, Social Studies

Length

40-80 minutes.

Topics

amendments, bill of rights, FDR, fear, four freedoms, Franklin D. Roosevelt, freedoms, norman rockwell, rights, speech, want, worship

Author

Citizen U