Lesson Plans

Registered members of GSSPA have access to abundant learning materials, from lesson plans to rubrics and powerpoints on many different topics of news and yearbook publication. Please email [email protected] for credentials needed to access the GSSPA Dropbox. Below is an example of the teaching units available to members: 

The First Amendment

Below are materials for an eight-day instructional unit on the First Amendment. These lessons are built around the rights of speech and press. The unit also covers the history of the First Amendment. Start with the “First Amendment Unit-lesson plans,” which will direct you on uses of the other materials. To request a copy of the First Amendment Unit Test on History and Speech, please write to [email protected]

First Amendment Unit-lesson plans

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Reporter’s Handbook Study Guide

Frst Amendment Chart 2012

Massachusetts Body of Liberties

First Amendment Case Chart – BLANK

Magna Carta Federalist Paper 84

English Bill of Rights 1689

Articles of Confederation

First Amendment Curriculum Guide

Study Sheet for First Amendment Test

Student Survey First Amendment

History of Press Freedom

History of First Amendment

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Lesson Plans