Students reflect on the circumstances that might have resulted in lawmakers passing some laws that seem pretty crazy. reflect on current laws that might seem outdated 50 years from now. illustrate with humor one of the laws they consider crazy.
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Materials Needed: photocopy Loony Laws onto a transparency (Copy only page 6 from this resource. Then cut from or block the link to the Web site dumblaws.com that appears at the bottom of the transparency; that site includes many laws that have been debunked and it contains some advertising that might be considered inappropriate for students.), drawing paper, supplies, additional sources of "loony laws" (provided)