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--- Your articles must be about events that happened in the U.S.
--- Your source must be a news article and not an academic article or a summary of a Supreme Case.
--- The article must be about a controversy or a dispute between the government and an individual.
--- The articles do not have to be about a court case.
--- Type in the actual provision in quotes (i.e. “no cruel and unusual punishment”, and not the number of the amendment (i.e. “8th Amendment) when looking up articles.
--- If you have trouble finding articles, come and see me ASAP.
--- There is no required time period for the articles (1776-2015!)
--- Your image must not contain words.
--- You must paraphrase what the Amendment says and not copy it word for word on the cover pages. You must reference Congress when paraphrasing the first Amendment.
--- Give the image a label in parenthesis and put it under the image.
--- Your first paragraph must contain a detailed summary of the story and the arguments on each side. No personal opinion or extra research should be included in the write-ups.
--- Your third paragraph of the write-up must in the following format:
The article is a reflection of ( ) Amendment because ( ). The article discussed a dispute between ( ) and ( ) and the main question is ( ).
--- You can do no more than 1 article per provision. (i.e. 1 article on freedom of religion only)
--- The article must be at least 1 page long, and no longer than 3 pages.
--- Minimize the number of quotes in the write-up. Paraphrase everything!
--- Paraphrasing does not equal only moving or changing a couple of words in a sentence!
--- Put the cover page, article, and write-up in order in the scrapbook.
--- Put the entries in order of the Amendments in the scrapbook.(1st Amendment before 2nd, 2nd Amendment before 4th, ….)
--- Your Table of Contents must include title of article and author, Amendment and provision, date of article, source, and page numbers.
--- The last page of your scrapbook is Work Cited page (MLA format). You must list all sources (articles and images) in alphabetical order.
--- If the article addresses what a Justice says about the case, take it seriously. The comments by Justices are often arguments supporting a side
--- As you are reading the article, prepare a list or highlight the argument , the story, and the question in the case.
--- A few cases involve multiple provisions. If so, choose the provision that is more applicable in the case as the one you are doing for the project.
--- Your options are the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment.
--- You must use at least three sources for the articles.