Understanding Democracy Why Vote?

Ninth graders explore the electoral college. Through a series of lessons, they investigate the necessity of compromise in politics, voting in elections, types of elections, and becoming involved in politics. In groups, 9th graders participate in activities that demonstrate democratic participation. Activities include selecting a TV program to watch, examining party platforms, and creating a PowerPoint presentation.

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Grade
9th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
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