This lesson introduces students to different viewpoints and debates surrounding the 8th Amendment by using the National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution. Students will build understanding of the resources and methods used by justices on the Supreme Court and Constitutional scholars when analyzing and forming opinions about articles, sections, and clauses of the Constitution.
- Assessments, Essays, Lesson Plans, Primary Sources, Research (Digests of Primary Sources)
- Subject: Rights and Responsibilities
- Grades: 8