Lesson Plan

Voting in Congress

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In a role-play activity acting as members of either the Senate or House of Representatives, class members will vote on bills to halt mail delivery on Saturdays in the United States and to raise the minimum wage. Through an included voting guide, worksheets, and optional presentation, your learners will understand four major factors that affect representatives in their voting process.

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CCSS: Designed
  • Experiential activity offers deeper understanding of perspective as an elected representative
  • Includes very brief generalization of Republican Party and Democratic Party values
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