Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure

Most Americans are unaware about when and where Fourth Amendment rights are at issue. This lesson will allow students to examine the text and interpretations of the Fourth Amendment to describe key terms and ideas like searches, seizures, and privacy, as well as define some of the key debates about where the Fourth Amendment is headed in an age of technology.


7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 5, 6

Teaching Strategies

Whole Class

Constitution Articles

Fourth Amendment