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1: The 27 Amendments
Using non-linguistics to make learning the amendments relevant and memorable!
New Hanover HS
2: Nonlinguistic Representation Learners acquire and store knowledge in 2 primary ways:
by reading or hearing lectures
Visual representations help students recognize topics
The more students use both systems of representing knowledge, the better they are able to think about and recall what they have learned.
(Marzano, Pickering, & Pollock,2001) Nonlinguistic Representation is an imagery form of representation.
expressed as mental pictures & physical sensations
5: Bill of Rights The B.o.R. (basic rights)
Lists rights that ALL citizens (you and me)get
All are rights that colonists didn’t get!
Wrote them to make sure that future generations will receive these rights
“…our POSTerity. (post-game)
6: Amendment 1 (I) It’s a RAP!
You can PRAY ABOUT IT, TALK ABOUT IT IN A GROUP, WRITE OUR LEADERS ABOUT IT OR WATCH ITON THE NEWS… EVEN WEAR IT ON A SHIRT!—THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO! JUST RAPPS!
7: Amendment 2 (II) How many bare arms do you see?
8: Amendment 3 (III) Think: “3” Little PIGS!…You don’t have to let anyone in!
Go ahead huff and puff!
9: Amendment 4 (IV) Jay-Z
(jay-z has 4 letters)
before 5 (50 cent)
10: I heard "Son do you know why I'm stoppin' you for?" Cause I'm young and I'm black and my hats real low? Do I look like a mind reader sir, I don't know Am I under arrest or should I guess some mo'? "Well you was doin fifty-five in a fifty-fo' " "License, registration and step out of the car" "Are you carryin' a weapon on you I know a lot of you are" I ain't steppin out…all my paper's legit "Well, do you mind if I look round the car a little bit?" Well my glove compartment is locked so is the trunk in the back And I know my rights so you goin' need a warrant for that "Aren't you sharp as a tack, you some type of lawyer or.. somebody important or somethin'?" Nah, I ain't pass the bar but I know a little bit Enough that you won't illegally search my #@%&!
The 99 PROBLEMS LYRICS are the property of the respective authors, artists and labels, the lyrics are provided for educational purposes only.
12: Amendment 6 (V+I)= VI 666
Think something bad
Even “bad" criminal people will get a right to a trial by jury
(criminal cases only)
13: Amendment 7 (VII) 7 rhymes with heaven
Not criminal cases but civil
You get a jury trial!
14: Amendment 8 (VIII) I “8” nothing
Number 8 looks like a paddle
No cruel and unusual punishments!
This includes excessive bails and fines
Guess what looks like an 8 too:
15: Amendment 9 (10 is X so…1 - X) IX In case we forgot any…
9 rhymes with “mine”
Rights given to the people…us!
16: Amendment 10 (X) Not for us, but for the states!
17: Amendment 11(XI) 1 1
Suits against states
18: Amendment 12 (XII) 1 2
Voting for the #1 man and the #2 man!
voting for the Pres and Vice Pres
19: Amendment 13 (XIII) 13 is an unlucky number
Being a slave was not good ?
Abolished it! ?
20: Amendment 14 (XIV)
1 (one) 4 (four) ALL!
We are all equal under the law!
Anytime one is not being treated equally…. Cite the 14th!
Connect to 5th too! (open your hand!)
21: Amendment 15 (XV) African American suffrage
African American has 15 letters!
13, 14 and 15 go together!
22: Amendment 16 ( XVI) Do you like taxes?
We all are “sick-teen” of paying taxes!
23: Amendment 17 (XVII) Now we get to elect senators!
24: Amendment 18 (XVIII) What can’t you do at 18?
Prohibition (can’t do)
**only one that was repealed by another!
you “peel” a banana and then throw it away...you CANCEL it!
25: Amendment 19 (XIX) What age do women look the best?
26: Amendment 20 (XX) Terms of president, vp and congress
President gets inaugurated on Jan. 20!
27: Amendment 21 (XXI) What can you do at 21 years of age?
Prohibition is repealed!
28: Amendment 22 (XXII) Pres only gets two two!
29: Amendment 23 (XXIII) People in DC love 23!
Or, MJ’s number
He last played for the…
30: Amendment 24 (XXIV) No poll taxes!
2 vote 4 free
31: Amendment 25 (XXV) What if the pres dies or leaves office?
Rhyme it: “25 president dies”
32: Amendment 26 (XXVI) 18 year olds get suffrage!
2 + 6 = 8teen year olds
33: Amendment 27 (XXVII) Rhyme it:
“Congress would be in heaven if it wasn’t for 27!”
34: Strategies galore! Federalism
Federal and state governments share power over the people
We rule (everyone gets a crown)
Federal court system
LEJ-123… say it with me!