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Lesson 2a: Becoming an Informed Voter (MS Spring)
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Lesson 2a: Becoming an Informed Voter (MS Spring)

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Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Handout, Lesson Plan
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This lesson focuses on a voter’s need to be fully informed prior to casting a vote on Election Day and how to acquire the necessary information. Students learn what a yes or no vote or a decision to abstain means on a ballot. Students learn the definitions of amendment,initiative, and referendum. By completing the handouts for school referendums, students are given the opportunity to think critically and to learn first-hand why voters need to be fully informed about ballot questions. Aligned to Common Core State Standard: RH.6-8.3

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Mid_L2b.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
322.98 KB

Mid_L2_SH4.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
261.89 KB

Mid_L2_SH5.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
253.82 KB

Mid_L2_SH6.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
249.39 KB

Mid_L2a.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
329.18 KB

Mid_L2_TR6.pdf

February 12, 2020
238.23 KB

Mid_L2_TR5.pdf

February 12, 2020
250.37 KB
5.0
1 Reviews
Excellent resources for teaching a voter’s need to be fully informed prior to casting a vote on Election Day and how to acquire the necessary information.
mshields
May 08, 2013
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