Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Free Speech and the First Amendment

Free Speech and the First Amendment

Author Sam Nelson explained the difference between free speech and the First Amendment and why Americans often get them confused.

Description

Author Sam Nelson explained the difference between free speech and the First Amendment and why Americans often get them confused.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • According to Sam Nelson, what is the biggest misconception about the First Amendment?
  • Explain the difference between free speech and First Amendment speech as Sam Nelson describes.
  • How does free speech and the First Amendment apply to speakers at public and private universities?
  • Explain the application of free speech and the First Amendment as they relate to social media platforms.
  • According to Sam Nelson, how do free speech and the First Amendment apply to a president of the U.S.?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Censor
    • Diffuse
    • Freedom Of Speech
    • Infringe
    • Precedent

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity