Lesson Plan

Validating Votes

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Explore the discrepancies in Florida's vote counting process in 2000 and 2002 with this New York Times reading lesson. Middle schoolers study the viewpoints presented in informational text, paying attention to how word choice can formulate each argument. They then present their findings on a master timeline that synthesizes the important voting issues of today.

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6th - 12th
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
1 hr
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Collaborative Learning
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