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Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior

Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Election Activity 6-Pack: Voting Turnout, Requirements, Comparison, & Behavior
Product Description
Build strong voter literacy in your students with this collaborative, interactive activity 6-pack. Each stand-alone lesson works great as a once-a-week lead up to the November election or as no-prep sub plans to have on hand.

Featured Skills & Topics
- Compare elections around the world through analyzing photos
- Calculate when voting rights were expanded to various groups by constructing a timeline
- Research voting requirements in your state
- Analyze the problem of low voter turnout
- Rank the important of various issues in this upcoming election
- Hear various quotes from others on what being a good citizen is
- BONUS: capture learning through an on-going, deepening definition of “voting”

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Greatness is honoring and desiring to be a contributing member of one’s representative democracy.

Nothing is more real, more current, or more urgent than preparing your students to be citizens during an election, regardless if they are 18 or not, regardless if it is a big election year or not.

Leave the boring government textbook behind and take your students straight to the real world with photos, primary sources, data graphs, and civil discourse with each other to answer the question, "What is voting in America?"

Included in this Activity 6-Pack:

Overview
- Overview and detailed daily lesson plans
- Concept definition sheet for student note taking throughout

6 Stand-Alone Activities
- Timeline Match-Up: work in teams to determine when groups of Americans received the right to vote
- Citizen Quote Speed Dating: mingle around hearing a wide variety of wise words on what being a citizen means
- Important Issues Rank: work in pairs to decide what issues are most important this election and compare them to a Pew Research Center survey
- Voter Turnout Graphs: study and peer-teach various data graphs that explore the complex issue of low voter turnout in U.S. elections
- Voting Requirements: work in teams to uncover all the laws regarding how to vote in your county and state
- Voting Around the World: examine and compare election day photos and voting laws from other nations

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Want more Voting & Election?
- Ballot Measure Initiative Research & Letter to the Editor Project
- Party Platform & Candidate Research Project
- COMPLETE Voting & Mock Election Unit
Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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