What are some of today’s voting issues? Voting in Oregon, youth vote, and technology

This What are some of today’s voting issues? Voting in Oregon, youth vote, and technology lesson plan also includes:

The youth vote. Rock the Vote. Vote-By-Mail. Electronic voting. Class members investigate issues facing today's voters, and the ways they have adapted over the years to optimize voter turnout.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the voter registration process in their state
Classroom Considerations

  • The seventh in a series of eight resources focusing on US presidential elections
  • Although the resource focuses On Oregon and issues related to the 2008 presidential election, the activities could be modified to apply to any state and the current elections
Pros

  • The 14-page packet includes information about additional instructional strategies that may be used to support learning
Cons

  • The narrow focus on Oregon and the 2008 election would require extensive remodeling