Learning the Value of Rules-A Paper Clip Game

Grade
K-6
6-9
9-12
Lesson Duration

 

The paper clip game serves as a good devices for discussing the need for and importance of rules in society. It acts as a springboard for developing a working definition of law and understanding the importance of law. It serves to overcome an often negative perception of law.

Objectives:

  • Recognize that good rules help achieve order and a goal
  • Recognize the frustration involved in a lack of rules
  • Identify the components of a good rule

Lesson:  paper-clip-game

 

Source

http://www.siue.edu/SIPDC/Library/lesson%20plan/Lesson%20Plan.htm

Southern Illinois Professional Development Center