Drafting Board: Interest Groups

This Drafting Board: Interest Groups activity & project also includes:

Does the influence of interest groups harm a political system? Your class members will analyze the role of interest groups in American politics, as well as consider the effect of perspective, bias, loyalty, and the First Amendment.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • When learners are compiling and categorizing their sources of evidence provided by the packet, consider having them research additional pieces of evidence on their own to further support their claim
Classroom Considerations

  • While the lesson involves use of an online interactive activity, you can still carry out the lesson using only the worksheets provided in this packet
Pros

  • All handouts and additional materials provided
  • Includes excellent activity that integrates topic of interest groups with practicing analysis of primary and secondary sources
  • Very detailed instructional guidelines for how to support students of all learning levels
Cons

  • None