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

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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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May 2013
Excellent resources on the topic of the importance of becoming an informed voter.