Voting Machines

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Does technology always mean advancement? Scholars take a close look at the use of voting machines. Does using a machine make voting more effective? Readers consider the advantages and disadvantages of the current voting process. They then determine a stance on the use of voting machines and the evidence to support their opinion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite someone from the local election commission to speak 
  • Set rules and guidelines for debating before beginning
Classroom Considerations
  • Lists pros and cons by numerous categories; it may be helpful to narrow them down ahead of time
  • Lists pros and cons by category
  • Includes the history of voting machines
  • None
Common Core