Pay to Play?

Lead your class in a discussion about how they believe money influences politics. After reading "Go Ahead, Try to Stop K Street" from the New York Times, they evaluate the claims in the article about the current lobbyist scandal in Washington. They participate in a fishbowl discussion about lobbying practices and reform. To finish, they write letters to Congress expressing their opinions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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