What is the difference between a just and unjust law?
Starter (in your Humanities notebook)
A. Respond to 2 of the following 4 prompts:
B. Make a name tent like Ashley's example
1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Today's Key Terms
JUSTICE (why are these definitions problematic?)
CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: The deliberate violation of a law for SOCIAL purpose (not individual or private gain)
Food for thought: But why would someone protest laws? How do we determine which laws are protest-worthy? (review civil disobedience images-- what made these folks protest?)
3. Four Corners
4. Whole Class: Where do beliefs come from?
A. As a group decide which of these following 3 statements you most agree with and then come up with a law that proves each statement true (past or present law). Lastly, write your law on the board under the correct column.
B. Whole class discussion: discuss the tension between security/liberty/equality
6. Read Dr. Martin Luther King's "Letter From a Birmingham Jail"
7. Class Seminar on Dr. King's Letter
SEMINAR RUBRIC (just to review, this is not graded)
8. Welcome to Ashley's beautiful DP!
9. Homework/Class Biz
Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School