Influencing the Agenda: The Impact of Interest Groups on Public Policy

Middle schoolers define the terms "interest groups" and "public policy". In groups, they discuss the ways in which interest groups can have an effect on how a Board member votes. Using examples, they discover the effectiveness of interest groups in changing the County government.

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6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning