Presentation on theme: "Amendment Project Amendment Chosen (Roman Numeral – you must be able to tell us what the number reads) Name Block Date."— Presentation transcript:
Amendment Project Amendment Chosen (Roman Numeral – you must be able to tell us what the number reads) Name Block Date
What does the Amendment say? Primary source text (Pick some of the key points and tell us how it reads “for real”) Paraphrase (What does that mean?)
Image Include an image that represents what the amendment addresses. You can use an image that already exists (cited properly) or one that you have created.
How has this amendment been used in the past? (1-3 slides) Supreme Court Case(s) that have addressed this amendment. -What did the court decide? / How was the amendment interpreted? -What were the dissenting opinions, if any? -What was the public reaction to this decision? -Was this decision ever overturned? Provide information on that case as well.
How is this amendment currently used? Are there any differences in public opinion about this amendment/issue? – If yes, explain. – If no, explain why not. Provide an example. (real-world)
Public Policies Are there any public policies (local, state, or national) that are directly related to the amendment you are researching? – If yes, what are they? Briefly describe them. Are they effective? – If no, why not? Why do you think that is? Do you think there should be a policy?
Works Cited Your citations must conform to MLA style Every source for content needs a reference This means if you paraphrase, you must cite it This means if you take a direct quote, it must be in quotations, and it must be cited. Every graphic/political cartoon needs a reference (unless you hand-draw)