County Commissioners and Independent Boards

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Class members engage in a simulation in which they assume the roles of members of various independent boards and appeal to country commissioners for funding for their projects.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups investigate the various independent board groups that must vie for shares of their local country budget
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed specifically for North Carolina, the lesson could be adapted for other states

  • Complete directions, role cards, sample questions, worksheets, and budget forms are included in the packet

  • None
Common Core