A two page essay briefly addresses the topics of freedom of speech and banned books. This is followed by a page of suggested creative, persuasive, and research writing ideas for middle school students. Includes a rubric to help with grading; all assignments are open-ended. Banned Books Week is the last week in September.
Explains the first ten amendments in clear and simple language, then presents a real case (Tinker v. Des Moines) and a hypothetical case to help understand how those amendments work. Excellent review and critical thinking questions.