We invite you to use these lessons, developed by California K-12 teachers. The teachers participated in a five day professional development institute focused on civic education and the courts. Co -sponsored by the Administrative Office of the Courts and Cal State San Marcos, participants created and field tested engaging civics lessons that meet California History-Social Science Content Standards and Common Core State Standards.
Key California Civic Related Content Standards at each grade level
California Civic Education Scope and Sequence
Comprehensive civic related content standards, including national content standards, at each grade level with sample classroom applications and sample resources
Scripted mock trials for elementary students, created by Judge Joan Weber, and Judge Richard G. Cline, Superior Court of San Diego County