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My Voice, My Voter's Guide

Class members may be too young to vote, but that doesn't mean their voices are silent! After researching key information, such as policies for registering to what to expect at the polls, young scholars create and present election guides in a publishing party. Resource includes worksheets for group accountability and planning. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create voter guides for community members in the school's jurisdiction
  • Engage the wider community with pledge to vote cards
Classroom Considerations
  • Students must have access to research resources, such as the Internet or library
Pros
  • Resource includes helpful links to aid pupil research
  • Project idea makes elections and key civic concepts relevant to future voters
Cons
  • None