Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization provides resources for teachers to develop critical thinking skills, civic involvement and commitment to the rule of law by young people. Among its many resources, the CRFC offers a multi-grade (1-8) curriculum called Educating for Democracy that develops democratic knowledge as well as reading, communication and cooperative problem-solving skills. Single and multi-unit classroom lessons focus on basic constitutional principles, democratic procedures, and law-related education strategies for elementary and middle school students.

Level: Elementary through high school