Lesson plans and activities for the classroom
Attention, teachers! If you're looking for some fun ways to engage your students in election-year issues, take a look at the lesson plans and essays here.
- What Matters Most?
Most students are too young to vote, but they can still participate in the election process by sharing their views. This lesson plan includes some activities to encourage students to articulate their opinions.
- Creating a PSA:
Guide students through the process of deconstructing political ads by creating their own public service announcements.
- Why Vote? Stimulate classroom discussion by having students read some of these essays and speeches by prominent civil rights activists as they reflect on the history of voting and their own thoughts on the electoral process today.