Students engage in activities that illustrate the importance of every person contributing his or her voice in a democratic community/society. They explore the connection between rights, laws, and voting in a democracy. They learn about their local government structure and visit a public office to collect data through interviews and observations. Students create a final project tying together their knowledge of voting, rights, laws, and public office.
Five 50-Minute Class Periods, Plus time for a field trip and to carry out a service action
The learner will:
See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
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