Bill of Rights
What are your rights as a US citizen?
Informational Poster Checklist
Getting Started
  1. Start by writing down all the information you will need to include on your poster on separate sheets of paper.
  2. Brainstorm a list of images and designs you would like to include on your poster.
  3. Conduct Internet research on your assigned amendment.
The teacher must approve of all your information before you are given a 3-panel poster.

Content
  • 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:

Appearance        
  • Is the required information on the poster organized in a neat and tidy layout?
  • Is the poster attractive to the eyes and interesting?
Informational Post Checklist (Word doc)