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America's Conscience:
The First Amendment in Our Daily Life

An Educational Resource for Teaching about the First Amendment and celebrating National Constitution Day

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is proud to partner with the Chicago Sun-Times on this special newspaper supplement devoted to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. National Constitution Day is celebrated in many schools each fall. As a resource to schools, ADL presents "America's Conscience: The First Amendment in Our Daily Life" in order to promote awareness of the First Amendment and the importance of knowing and exercising our rights protected by the Constitution.

IN THIS GUIDE:
  • An overview of the First Amendment and the five freedoms
  • Lesson plan ideas and activities on each of the five freedoms
  • A Q&A and case studies on how the First Amendment affects our daily lives
  • Information on Internet hate and cyberbullying
  • Excerpts from student essays on the First Amendment in our everyday lives

 


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