Ch 7: Capacity in Contract Law Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Capacity in Contract Law chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the concept of legal capacity in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Capacity in Contract Law chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Capacity Factors affecting an individual's ability to legally enter into a contract
Tuesday Contracts with minors Conditions permitting contracts with individuals under 18 years of age
Wednesday Types of mental incapacity Conditions rendering an individual mentally ill, including schizophrenia, senility, Alzheimer's disease, mental retardation and substance dependency
Thursday Standards for mental incapacity Methods for proving mental incapacity, such as cognitive or affective testing and motivational testing
Friday Capacity of intoxicated individuals Examples of enforceable and voidable contracts with intoxicated individuals

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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