Miranda Rights in the 21st Century

Lesson Judicial Branch of Government

By Mr. Alba
November 17, 2015
12th Grade Political Science

Writing Prompt

Miranda v Arizona

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the Obama administration's revisions to rules governing the investigation of terror suspects. Work with a small group to identify evidence from your life, the life of others, or from texts you have read to support your position. Be ready to present your argument and key evidence to the class.

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12th Grade Literacy Standards in Political Science

This lesson teaches the following grade level appropriate state literacy standards. The cubes provide an abbreviation of the standard name and reference number. Click Add to My Lesson Plans to make a copy of the lesson. Making a copy will allow you to update any information including the literacy standards.

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (oneon-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11–12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
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