Activity Overview

Students can create a Frayer Model storyboard that will define and represent vocabulary to assist them in the comprehension of the first 10 amendments. Students will define the term in the description box and create a corresponding visualization of each vocabulary term.

Example Vocabulary Terms

  • Amendment
  • Due Process
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Freedom of Petition
  • Probable Cause
  • Bail
  • Bear Arms
  • Quartering
  • Self-Incrimination
  • Double Jeopardy
  • Jury
  • Cruel and Unusual Punishment
  • Elastic Clause
  • Freedom of Assembly
  • Search and Seizure
  • Rights

Template and Class Instructions

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Student Instructions

Create a frayer model defining and illustrating vocabulary from The Bill of Rights

  1. Use the template provided by your teacher
  2. In the title of each cell, write the vocabulary word or term
  3. In the description boxes, define the meaning of the word or term
  4. Create an illustration that demonstrates or explains each term or word using appropriate scenes, characters, and items
  5. Save and submit your storyboard

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-12

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual or Partner

Type of Activity: Visual Vocabulary Boards

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RH/9-10/4] Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.

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