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1 Menu Street Law, Inc. The New 8 th Edition Teacher and Student Support Overview of All Components Scavenger Hunt

2 Street Law is a nonprofit organization that provides quality curricula, professional development, and resources to educate about law, democracy, and human rights. Visit Street Law, Inc. at

3 Street Law A unique textbook program based on the principles of the Street Law organization— providing practical, participatory education about law, democracy, and human rights. The course aims to empower students to transform democratic ideals into citizen action. Not Your Typical Textbook

4 Street Law The text, now in its eighth edition, is the nation's leading high school law text. Its publication played an important role in adding law to the curricula of school systems around the country. Not Your Typical Textbook

5 The New 8 th Edition Driven by the needs of teachers Introduces up-to-date content Includes products to enhance the teaching of this course A New Edition

6 The New 8 th Edition A new chapter on immigration law New U.S. Supreme Court decisions Expanded and updated Chapter 17 “Law and Terrorism” Expanded coverage of law and technology Updated coverage of consumers and credit Statistics, case law, and legal issues New and updated images Updated Content

7 The New 8 th Edition A new feature, “Law Around the World,” introduces students to legal issues as they are addressed in other parts of the world. New and Revised Features Offers more critical thinking about and awareness of the global community!

8 The New 8 th Edition The “Law in Action” and “Law and Democracy” features have been revamped to create a single “Law and Democracy in Action” participatory feature strand. New and Revised Features Fosters the ability to participate in a democratic society.

9 The New 8 th Edition The “The Law Where You Live” features—formerly known as “Where You Live”—have been revised to include direct questions about the law in students’ local communities. New and Revised Features Helps students learn about laws that affect their lives.

10 Teacher and Student Support The Interactive Teacher Manual provides all teacher resources in one place at point of use. New Technology Products This technology tool includes: the entire Teacher Manual on CD-ROM. hyperlinks to all Web sites in the Teacher Manual. new presentation slides with primary source quotes, political cartoons, and statistical data to extend the Student Edition content. updated transparencies and corresponding blackline masters.

11 Teacher and Student Support StudentWorks contains everything your students need, including the complete Student Edition and Student Workbook on CD-ROM—all in an accessible, easy-to-carry format. New Technology Products Use this technology tool: for students to complete reading and homework assignments without carrying home bulky textbooks. to present textbook or workbook pages on your overhead or interactive whiteboard. to enlarge graphics for use in whole-class discussions and activities.

12 Teacher and Student Support The Online Student Edition is the complete Student Edition online. It also provides links to interactive activities, instant access to Web resources, and easy- to-use search functions. New Technology Products

13 Teacher and Student Support ExamView test banks have been expanded to include more critical thinking through the use of additional document-based, short answer, and essay questions. New Technology Products

14 Teacher and Student Support A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8th edition includes: Textbook Resources Online Learning Center Online Student Edition Student Web Activities Chapter Overviews Vocabulary PuzzleMaker Vocabulary e-Flashcards Cases and Resources Student Self-Assessment Quizzes State Laws Database

15 Teacher and Student Support A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8th edition includes: Textbook Resources Online Learning Center Careers in Law State Resources Web Resources U.S. Supreme Court Updates Links to Street Law 6th and 7th Editions Link to Street Law, Inc. Link to Landmark Cases

16 Teacher and Student Support A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8th edition includes: Online Learning Center Web Activity Lesson Plans Power Point ® Presentation Slides Program Tour and Scavenger Hunt Recommended Media Correlations Link to Teaching Today Link to U.S. Supreme Court Summer Institute Teacher’s Corner

17 Teacher and Student Support A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8th edition includes: Online Learning Center Links to Partner Sites Beyond the Textbook Glencoe Economics Update U.S. History Web Links Government & Civics Web Links Economics Web Links Psychology Web Links Sociology Web Links Classroom Tools

18 Teacher and Student Support Street Law, Inc. and the Supreme Court Historical Society developed to provide teachers with a full range of resources and activities to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases. Landmark Cases

19 Teacher and Student Support General teaching strategies include: Landmark Cases Case studies Moot court activities Role-plays Continuum activities Community resources Evaluating Web sites Analyzing political cartoons

20 Teacher and Student Support Standard resources available for each case include: Landmark Cases Background summaries and questions for three different reading levels Diagrams of how cases moved through the court system Excerpts from the majority and the dissenting opinions Links to the full text of the Court’s decisions

21 Teacher and Student Support Landmark cases covered in the Street Law Student Edition are identified at point of use. Landmark Cases

22 Overview of All Components No other text provides a more practical, meaningful understanding of the law to help high school students live successfully in our law- oriented society. Student Edition

23 Overview of All Components Student Edition The text is organized into six units, each covering a different type of law.

24 Overview of All Components An opportunity for students to learn about human rights issues in the United States. Student Edition Each unit-based feature includes an introduction and explanation of a specific human rights issue, followed by questions for students to answer and discuss.

25 Overview of All Components This unit-based feature engages students in activities that help them examine legal issues in other parts of the world. Student Edition Each feature concludes with questions to help students analyze and understand the issue.

26 Overview of All Components Case Studies are situated throughout each chapter at point-of-use to illustrate legal issues in the context of real-life and hypothetical situations. Student Edition Case studies can be used for class discussions, debates, analytical writing, and much more.

27 Overview of All Components Engages students in activities that help them examine legal processes and issues. Student Edition Each feature contains activities that place students in the roles of people involved in the legal process.

28 Overview of All Components Each feature presents situations in which the student is asked to decide whether a law has been broken or whether someone’s legal rights have been violated. Student Edition

29 Overview of All Components “For Your Information” features provide practical legal information. Additional reference material supplements the main text. Student Edition

30 Overview of All Components This feature guides students step by step on how to safely maneuver through real-life situations that have legal ramifications. Student Edition

31 Overview of All Components Margin features at point-of- use focus on local law and procedures where students live, drawing attention to many common local variations in the law. Student Edition Excerpts from the U.S. Constitution, which appear throughout the text, can be used to launch discussion of a topic or concept.

32 Overview of All Components A Wealth of Information Instructional objectives Enrichment materials Service learning projects Answers to questions in the Student Edition Teacher Manual

33 Overview of All Components Proven Interactive Teaching Methods! Sixteen pages of in-depth discussion on using student-centered learning activities are provided. Teacher Manual

34 Overview of All Components National Correlations Teacher Manual

35 Overview of All Components Chapter Resources Specific resources for use with each chapter are provided in an easy-to-use format. Teacher Manual

36 Overview of All Components Basic review and higher- order critical thinking activities are provided for each chapter of the Student Edition. The answers to each activity are included in the Teacher Manual. Student Workbook

37 Overview of All Components Transparencies and corresponding blackline masters, created specifically for the Street Law program, help teachers easily supplement their lessons. Transparencies and Blackline Masters

38 Overview of All Components Allows Teachers To  create customized tests.  add or edit existing questions.  integrate graphics. ExamView Assessment Suite CD-ROM Built-in national correlations are included.

39 Overview of All Components This teacher tool provides all teacher resources in one place at point of use. Interactive Teacher Manual The Interactive Teacher Manual Includes:  the entire Teacher Manual on CD-ROM.  hyperlinks to all Web sites in the Teacher Manual.  new presentation slides with primary source quotes, political cartoons, and statistical data to extend the Student Edition content.  updated transparencies and corresponding blackline masters.

40 Overview of All Components This CD-ROM contains the entire Student Edition and the Student Workbook. StudentWorks Students can complete reading and homework assignments without carrying home bulky textbooks. Teachers can present textbook or workbook pages on overhead projectors or interactive whiteboards. Teachers can enlarge graphics for use in whole-class discussions and activities.

41 Overview of All Components Integrated closely with the text is an Online Learning Center where comprehensive Web support and tools make teaching a little easier and learning a lot more fun. A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8th edition provides easy access to abundant resources to enrich the student text. The Web site includes: Online Learning Center Links to Partner Sites Online Student Edition Student Web Activities Chapter Overviews Vocabulary PuzzleMaker Vocabulary e-Flashcards Cases and Resources Student Self-Assessment Quizzes Textbook Resources Careers in Law State Resources Web Resources U.S. Supreme Court Updates Links to Street Law 6th and 7th Editions Link to Street Law, Inc. Link to Landmark Cases

42 Overview of All Components A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8th edition targets activities and information to enhance teacher preparation. The Web site includes: Teacher’s Corner Online Learning Center Web Activity Lesson Plans Power Point ® Presentation Slides Program Tour and Scavenger Hunt Recommended Media Correlations Link to Teaching Today Link to U.S. Supreme Court Summer Institute

43 Overview of All Components A Web site created specifically to accompany the new 8 th edition connects students to expanded content and information. The Web site includes: Classroom Tools Online Learning Center Links to Partner Sites Beyond the Textbook Glencoe Economics Update U.S. History Web Links Government & Civics Web Links Economics Web Links Psychology Web Links Sociology Web Links

44 Scavenger Hunt The Street Law program offers an abundance of information for students— the trick is to know where to find it. Use this Scavenger Hunt exercise to learn how the program is organized and how to get the most out of your reading and study time. Let’s get started. Scavenger Hunt

45 Using Your Resources 1.How many chapters and units are in the book? 2.Where do you look if you want to quickly find all of the case studies in the book? 3.How are vocabulary terms identified in each chapter? 4.Where can you find out what online resources are available? 5.Where can you find explanations of each article and section of the Constitution? Scavenger Hunt

46 Using Your Resources 6. Where can you find basic review activities for each chapter? 7. Where can you practice and review vocabulary terms? 8. How can you learn more about landmark Supreme Court cases? 9. Where can you assess your knowledge of what you learned in each chapter? 10.How can you find information about a legal topic in your state? Scavenger Hunt


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