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22 resources with the keyterm vote

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Getting Out the Vote: An Election Day Classroom Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore through a hands-on experiment why voting is important. They examine the potential impact of deciding not to vote. They they have the opportunity to vote in a mock presidential election if they choose to.
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What Are the Important Issues?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students determine the most important issue of the current campaign. They follow a multi-step voting process to determine the most important issue(s) of the current campaign. They document the final vote on five important issues by...
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Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This lesson offers election data, handouts, and worksheets.
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INVITING CANDIDATES TO CLASS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the election process by researching politcal platforms, inviting candidates to speak, surveying registered voters, and running a mock election.
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Special Interests: How Would A Legislator Vote?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners act as elected officials who must make decisions that will make someone unhappy. They consider five bills that are up for vote in light of the contributions that many special-interest groups made to their campaigns. Students...
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Inform Your Vote

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and participate in the election process, analyze current event topics and offer their opinions. They then share their viewpoints on civic issues. They are encouraged to do additional research on the election's hot issues.
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Know Your Local Government

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore their local govenment structure and the people who hold various positions of power.
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Froot Loop Favorites

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this Froot Loop favorites worksheet, students solve and complete 3 different problems that include data tables related to their Froot Loop favorites. First, they determine what fraction of the class voted for each color listed in the...
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U.S. Constitution - Selecting the President

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Young scholars study how the electoral college works to select a U.S. President.  In this history lesson, students examine the U.S. Elector College methods then answer questions and write an essay that relate to the state where they live.
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Youth Voter Campaign

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the voting data for the state they where they live.  In this voting lesson, students research possible ways to increase the number of people that vote then create a campaign to share an idea of their own with the...
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How a Bill Becomes a Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in the democratic process and to learn how a bill become a law. Then they write a bill they would like as law in their classroom. Students also form committees that will review the list of bills to determine if they...
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Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the social role of women in the 19th and 20th centuries. In groups, they research women's rights movements and then describe methods and strategies used to achieve their goals. Students investigate why it took 80 years...
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Ohio Statehouse History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The instructional activity traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
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Who Wants to be President?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a campaign, run for president, attend a political convention, and vote in a made up election. For this election lesson plan, 4th graders simulate the whole concept of an election and everything it takes to vote for...
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Get Out and Vote!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine political activism. Pupils discuss forms of political activism, specifically voting. They listen to Public Service Announcements. Classmates write and record their own Public Service Announcements to encourage others...
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Road Commissioners and Petitioning for Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the position of road commissioners in Maine and the process of bringing a referendum to vote. Students research this information for three Maine towns. Then they write a position paper which addresses some aspect...
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Your Vote Counts!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students build an election campaign around their favorite TV characters. They acquire knowledge about candidates, slogans, qualifications, and voting using the activities in this lesson. Thus, they simulate the election process.
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Young Voters Make A Difference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research recent statistics on voting by those 18 to 24. They survey senior students to determine their intent to vote in the next election. Students display the data in charts and graphs. They write the results and share it with...
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Graphing General Election Results

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss how to become a registered voter and how important it is to vote. They are asked: How do the people who are sick or hurt vote? and How can you vote if you are away on a trip or at college? Students are explained...
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Take a Vote

For Teachers K - 1st
In this math worksheet, students look at a chart of tally marks for different kinds of snacks. Students then answer 3 questions about the data they see.
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Dr. Martin Luther King

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this mathematics activity, students identify and define various vocabulary terms related to Dr. Martin Luther King by solving addition problems. There are nine problems to solve on the sheet.
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What About Your "Right" to Vote at Age 18?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore rights they have as Americans. After discussing the 26th Amendment and its history, they research how voting has changed over the years. Students create a scrapbook of events leading up to the right to vote. ...