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Lesson 4:Becoming an Informed Voter:Elem, Fall Ext
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Lesson 4:Becoming an Informed Voter:Elem, Fall Ext

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Grade Level Grades 3-8
Resource Type Activity, Handout, Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards
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About This Lesson

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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ElementaryLesson1SH2_(3).pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
123.27 KB

ElementaryLesson1TR1_(3).pdf

Activity
February 12, 2020
121.87 KB

ElementaryLesson4.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
187.26 KB

ElementaryLesson4SH6.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
137.66 KB

ElementaryLesson4SH7.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
115.73 KB

Standards

Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
5.0
1 Reviews
Excellent resources on the topic of the importance of becoming an informed voter.
mshields
May 08, 2013
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