North Carolina’s Proposed Voter ID Bill

As part of a study of voting rights, class members consider the pros and cons of North Carolina's requirement that all voters must show valid photo ID. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Now that the bill has passed, have class groups investigate the impact the legislation on current registration and voting
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the lesson pre-dates the passing of the legislation, the investigation of the pros and cons of the ID requirement is still of value
Pros

  • The 15-page resource includes essential questions, activities, worksheets, and scenario scripts, and a rubric for the bumper sticker project
Cons

  • Because the bill has passed, certain aspects of the lesson would need to be updated
Common Core