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Your VOTE is your VOICELessons for Grades Nine through Twelve

Learning about citizenship is an important part of growing up. You are approaching the age of 18, when you legally become an adult. When you turn eighteen you gain rights and responsibilities that may be unclear to you now. Use this site to guide you through the electoral process. Learn the importance of civic participation and the value of voting.

This curriculum has been designed to be printed from our website and copied as needed for your classroom.  Enjoy selecting the lessons that you like and sharing them with your class!

Objective: Empower Vermont students to vote and lead them through the process.

1. Ballots, Polls and Voting Boothsfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

2. Who is Watching the Ballot Box?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

3. Dimpled Ballots, Hanging Chads, and Reformfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

4. I Want to Register - Now What?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

5. An Informed and Timely Votefor Teacherfor StudentStandards

6. Making Your Point, Asking Your Questionfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

7. Involvement: Walking the Walk, Talking the Talkfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

8. Who? Me? Run for Office?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

9. Voter Registration: I Can Register Students Toofor Teacherfor StudentStandards

Objective: Provide historical perspective to the right to vote.

10. Participation is the Cornerstone to Democracyfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

11. Who Says Politics Can't Be Fun?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

12. You Choose the Rules: Which Rights Are More Important?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

13. Gee, That's Different: Comparing Our Rightsfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

14. Other Nations: The U.S. Compared with the Worldfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

15. Freedom Isn't Free; Timeline of Suffrage Historyfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

16. Consent of the Governed: Whose Consent?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

17. Now I See Why that Happenedfor Teacherfor StudentStandards

18. GOTV (Get Out The Vote)for Teacherfor StudentStandards

19. Is Their Way Better?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

20. What Can One Person Do?for Teacherfor StudentStandards

 

 


 

 

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