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Title: Voting


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Voting
Ashleigh Johnson Craig Riethman Jenn Stringer
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In the United States we live in a democracy. It
is our right, and our responsibility to vote in
elections. I t also very important that we teach
our students that their vote is important, and
that every vote does count. The activities that
follow can be used for grades 2-8.
3
American Heritage
Activities
  • Brainstorm definition of democracy
  • Learn about the importance of voting and the
    importance of voting
  • Make a class constitution

4
.. more activities
  • Students will watch a video on the making of the
    constitution
  • Read a book on some books on the Founding Fathers

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Websites
http//www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/Ele
ctact1.html
www.bensguide.gpo.gov/subject.html
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0013.
html
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more websites
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0050.
html
www.bigchalk.com/cgibin/WebObjects/WOPortal.woa/16
/wa/HWCDA/sections?fltTHsid54584tg
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People in Societies
Activities
  • Have students learn about the amendments that
    helped minorities vote.
  • Have students write a paper on why everyone
    should be allowed to vote
  • Students will participate in class activity on
    voting rights

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. more activities
  • Students will discuss if religion should effect
    voting rights
  • Students will break up into groups and explain
    why they should be able to vote.

9
Websites
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0044.
html
http//www.kidsvotingusa.org/students1a.html
http//srd.yahoo.com/drst/7998756/http//Constitu
tion.by.net/
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more websites
www.looklearnanddo.com/documents/learn_circle_link
s.html
www.pgcps.org/sstudies/s3.html
11
World Interactions
Activities
  • Review Democracy, and have them write about what
    it means to them
  • Have students look up other countries, and find
    their type of government
  • Have them list similarities and differences
    between our government and theirs

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more activities
  • Have class split up in to groups each being a
    different country, and have them role play their
    countrys government
  • Write which government they prefer and why

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Websites
  • http//www.ajkids.com/kidsaskjeeves.asp?askwhatt
    ypeofgovernmentdoesjapanhaveqSource0origin
    0metasearchyes
  • www.merip.org/mer/mer209/algelec.htm
  • http//www.ajkids.com/KidsAskJeeves.asp?askwhatt
    ypeofgovernmentdoesaustraliahavesite_nameKi
    dsmetasearchyesframesyesqSource0spellcheck
    onorigin0AskJeeves.x9AskJeeves.y7

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More Websites
  • http//www.ajkids.com/KidsAskJeeves.asp?askwhatt
    ypeofgovernmentdoescubahavesite_nameKidsme
    tasearchyesframesyesqSource0spellcheckonor
    igin0AskJeeves.x18AskJeeves.y12
  • www.ausflag.com.au/debate/vote./html
  • www.clta.on.ca/cittest.htm

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Decision Making and Resources
Activities
  • After learning the registration process,
    students will have a mock register they will
    fill out and actual registration card
  • Discussion of the rules in registering to votes,
    what electoral and popular votes are

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. more activities
  • Students will watch a video on the importance of
    registering to vote.
  • Students will actually go through a simulation
    voting process and votes will be tallied
  • They will be quizzed over the process and a
    discussion will follow

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Websites
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0047.
html
http//www.kidsvotingusa.org/education.html
http//www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Stu
dies/Government/Presidential_Election_2000.html
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http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0049.
html
http//www.fec.gov./pages/vsshst.htm
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Democratic Process
Activities
  • Students will read about the qualifications you
    need in order to become The President of the
    United States.
  • Class will split into 2 major political parties
    and discuss issues that need to be emphasized
  • Each group will vote one person to represent
    their party for presidency

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more activities
  • Each party will name their nominee and then give
    reasons for their decision
  • Students will write a compare and contrast paper
    on why it is better to vote than to have a leader
    appointed.

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Websites
http//www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/Ele
ct_Act1.html
http//www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/Ele
ct_Act2.html
http//www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Stu
dies/History/American_Presidents.html
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more websites
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0032.
html
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0032.
html
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Citizen Rights and Responsibilites
Activities
  • Each student will make their own copy of the
    first 10 Bill of Rights
  • Take turns on the computer using a software
    based on voting
  • Students will write their rights as students and
    compare them to their rights as citizens

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more activities
  • Students will interview their parents/ or
    adults, asking them questions about their rights
    as adults.
  • Have students write opinion papers on who the
    next president should be and why they believe
    this way.

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Websites
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0002.
html
http//www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/Ele
ct_Act6.html
http//www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr008.shtm
l
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more websites
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0033.
html
http//ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Vir
tual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/GOV0052.
html
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Conclusion
As a result of these activities, students should
be able to identify our responsibilities and
rights as United States Citizens to vote.
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