Students hold mock elections in the classroom. They research a current election, investigating any pertinent candidates or measures. They complete mock registration cards, vote in class and tally the results.
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Constitutional Convention Simulation
Why did the Founders make it so challenging to amend the US Constitution? To gain an understanding of why the process is so difficult, class members engage in a Constitutional Convention simulation. Groups draft, propose, and debate...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Women Got the Vote: The Story of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt
Students participate in a simulation and compare and contrast the arguments for and against womens' right to vote. In this civil rights lesson, students simulate disenfranchisement of women by allowing only half of the class to vote on a...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History