U.S. Government: Forming Public Opinion ~PPT & Activities~

U.S. Government: Forming Public Opinion ~PPT & Activities~
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In this lesson your students will learn about the role of public opinion in U.S. Government and how a person's public opinion (about public policy) gets formed. Your students will:
1) Watch a short warm-up video on Public Policy Opinions ~The Left V. The Right~ and will complete a corresponding worksheet. (link included)
2) Complete a notes organizer as the teacher goes through a short FULL COLOR powerpoint on the definition of Public Opinion, why it matters and how a person's public opinions get formed.
3) Take a short survey to gauge their placement on a public policy spectrum.
4) Read an article on the top 20 Public Policy Issues and how Conservatives and Liberals feel about each issue and complete a corresponding chart.
5) Complete an EXIT CARD "Dialogue Poem" comparing Conservatives V. Liberals.

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20 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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