The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. offers a variety of lessons and curriculum materials for elementary and secondary classrooms. This section will provide direct access to materials, order forms, and opportunities to submit lessons.
The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. has developed a seventh grade course outline and sampler of lessons to assist school districts and teachers in successfully implementing the seventh grade civics course. The curriculum model provides a series of lessons to address each of the seventh grade benchmarks. Additionally, a new "get to the point" sampler has been developed to provide content specific materials including lessons and PowerPoint presentations to help reinforce each and every civics benchmark.
The Florida Bar Benchmarks Program is a program of the Constitutional Judiciary Committee and includes a series of law-related activities developed for adult, nonpartisan group presentations. Attorneys and judges are encouraged to utilize the presentations as part of the Florida Bar Speakers Bureau Program. Each activity ranges from 30 to 40 minutes in length and includes a warm up exercise to have participants think and/or discuss certain issues or dilemmas prior to the presentation. Most activities include a PowerPoint and an interactive component to involve the audience in the process.
iCivics is an innovative web-based civic education project targeting teachers and students with games, lessons, and other resources designed to reinforce Florida's civics and government standards. iCivics is the vision of retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and is directed in Florida by The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. We can provide training, webinars, and a wide range of services to help you utilize the site effectively with your students.
Justice Teaching is a partnership program pairing lawyers and judges with elementary, middle, and high school classes throughout Florida. Created by Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis, Justice Teaching provides a partnership model, resource materials including lessons and activities, and interactive methodologies to bring the courts and the Constitution to life. Sign up to participate by visiting the Justice Teaching website at http://www.justiceteaching.org/.
The primary goal of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is to promote civic competence and responsibility among the nation's elementary and secondary students. What makes the program so successful is the design of its instructional program, including its innovative culminating activity. This curriculum is distributed in Florida through the Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. and is provided by the Center for Civic Education.
Project Citizen is a curricular program for middle, secondary, and post-secondary students, youth organizations, and adult groups that promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government. The program helps participants learn how to monitor and influence public policy. In the process, they develop support for democratic values and principles, tolerance, and feelings of political efficacy.
Contribute your best and be a part of our state repository. Share a lesson and we'll send you three. Now that's a deal! The Florida Law Related Education Association (FLREA) is very interested in how law-related curriculum is being incorporated into Florida's Schools. If you have any lesson plans that you would like to share, please download the following submittal form.
This survey is designed to test the knowledge of students and adults in their basic knowledge about the United States Constitution. There are 35 questions and no time limit. Upon submitting your answers, you will be shown your score and which questions you missed. Please only take this quiz once.
Note: These sites have been selected because of their potential use for civic educators; however, The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. neither endorses all the content of the Internet resources listed below or the beliefs of the organizations sponsoring them, nor does it guarantee the stability of the sites or the accuracy of the information provided on them.
The Florida Department of Education Course Code Directory lists a wide variety of law related electives to offer in your high school. Many school districts have developed law magnets or academies using these courses.
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