Introduce your students to the lives and decisions of 17 key men in the U.S. judicial branch with this FREE Chief Justices of the Supreme Court Notebooking & Research unit.
This post is part of the History Notebooking Research Journals Series
This FREE Chief Justices of the Supreme Court Notebooking & Research unit is the perfect companion to independent research. Your middle school and high school students have a chance to research and learn about the 17 men who have served as chief justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, using the questions in this unit to guide them. As they research, they can record information for each chief justice such as:
- his date and place of birth
- his date and place of death
- the President he was appointed by
- the dates he served as Chief Justice
- his major decisions
- and other interesting facts
They can learn about the following men and discover fascinating facts, such as what other roles they served (founding father, governor, Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, President of the United States, and more):
- Warren Earl Burger
- Salmon Portland Chase
- Oliver Ellsworth
- Melville Weston Fuller
- Charles Evans Hughes
- John Jay
- John Marshall
- William H. Rehnquist
- John G. Roberts, Jr.
- John Rutledge
- Harlan Fiske Stone
- William Howard Taft
- Roger Brooke Taney
- Fred Moore Vinson
- Morrison Remick Waite
- Earl Warren
- Edward Douglass White
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Be sure to check out our U.S. Government Anchor Charts & Workbook. It’s a great way to go deeper with your study of the government and how it works.
You might also enjoy these U.S. Presidents Fact Cards and Bio Sheets as you learn about U.S. government.
And check out these FREE government-themed resources:
- Branches of the U.S. Government Coloring Book (limited time freebie)
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