Questions of the Day:
Starter 3- Police Stops
Imagine…you are walking down Main Street and a law enforcement officer crosses your path. She smiles, and seems nice. She stops. “How’s it going today,” she asks.
Fourth Amendment (45 min)
Read it closely- what does it mean? (Handout is on the docs page)
KEY QUESTIONS for notes:
This amendment protects you from unlawful intrusion and/or violations of your privacy.
Reasonable Suspicion vs. Probable Cause (60 min)
What’s the difference? Brainstorm together.
Read article here: Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspiscion
EXCEPTION: The Terry Stop
Starter 2- Syllabus
Finish Class Constitution
Yesterday we talked about what we value as a class. Today, we’ll be trying to make it a little more concrete. Values mean nothing until the rubber hits the road. Unless you show it in action, can you really say that you truly value it?
Reasonable Expectation of Privacy: (5 min)
Privacy Rankings, Definition, Discussion (45 min)
On a scratch piece of paper, rate all searched/seized items in order from “least private” to “most private.”
For added challenge, sprinkle in the following things also:
When you are done, use your partner to craft together a definition of “reasonable expectation of privacy.” Make sure that you agree.
Now, use your definition above to draw a line through your lists. Above the line should represent things that do not have the reasonable expectation of privacy. The items below the line should have this expectation.
We'll compare lists together. Be prepared to present your reasoning with your partner.
Discussion (15 min)
Project Rollout: (5-10 min)
Set Up- Accept invite to Google Classroom, walk them through how to do the Starters. (5-10 min)
Starter 1.1- Choose one to respond to (10 minutes)
Option 1: Describe the last time you learned something of value.
Option 2: What is the most important thing in the world?
Pair/Share (5 min)
Find a partner, share what you wrote, general thoughts.
Seminar (60 min)
We seminar for two reasons: To get to know you and discuss big issues that underlie many of our daily decisions and behaviors, and to make our thinking visible. In this seminar, we have two themes: Integrity and Education, and Control. The seminar is ungraded.
Class Values (40 min)
Group activity to determine our class values, and develop a shared agreement around those values.
None! Enjoy your first schooly night!
Lesson plans posted daily. Come here to see what you missed, find instructions, etc.