The teacher must approve of all your information before you are given a 3-panel poster.
Start by writing down all the information you will need to include on your poster on separate sheets of paper.
Brainstorm a list of images and designs you would like to include on your poster.
Conduct Internet research on your assigned amendment.
- Title – Amendment # and a brief description
- Original text of the amendment - copy it “word-for-word”
- Explanation of how this amendment protects us - What does it protect us from?
- Symbols and images that help explain the amendment
- Why was this amendment specifically included in the Bill of Rights? - historical context
- Describe at least 2 positive features about this amendment – these are called “pros”
- Describe at least 2 negative features about this amendment – these are called “cons”
- Include a current event related to the amendment – either a news article or a landmark Supreme Court case involving the amendment:
Informational Post Checklist (Word doc)
- Is the required information on the poster organized in a neat and tidy layout?
- Is the poster attractive to the eyes and interesting?