Civics Education Resource Site

Civics Lesson Plans

Illinois Civics has created the following lesson plans to support the teaching of the required high school civics course in Illinois. Check back often, as more lesson plans will be added.

Bill of Rights

First Amendment - Flag Burning

First Amendment - Cyberbullying

Second Amendment - Concealed Weapons in Schools

Fourth Amendment - Surveillance

Fifth Amendment - Coercion of Terror Suspects

Sixth Amendment - Right to Counsel

Eighth Amendment - Juvenile Justice

CHECKS AND BALANCES

Executive Orders

VOTING AND ELECTIONS

Gerrymandering

Voting at 16