Activities

Voting
Updated:
October 2, 2021
Published:
September 20, 2021
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Introduction Activity

LEARN
In-Class
 10 min

In this activity, students will be asked to find information from each section of the Civil Topic Guide and answer a series of short questions.

ACTIVITY WEIGHT

VERY LIGHT / 1

Google Slides

Simulation Activity

LEARN
In-Class
30 min

In this activity, students will choose a preferred candidate and cast their votes accordingly. The votes will go through four different voting systems, where students will get a chance to learn about how each system works.

ACTIVITY WEIGHT

LIGHT / 2

Google Slides

Google Game Printout

LEARN
In-Class
30 min

In this short game, students will be given a set of increasingly difficult information they must find on the web.  Each section has a set time limit, and correct answers will be listed on the final slide for instructors to show after the activity.

ACTIVITY WEIGHT

MODERATE / 3

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Government Levels Activity

LEARN
In-Class
 15 min

In this activity, students will be given a list of policy ideas and place each idea in one of three categories: Federal, State, and Local.  Students must decide whether each policy should be implemented or enforced by the federal government, state governments, or local towns and cities.  Students will then discuss why they chose to put specific policies under those categories.

ACTIVITY WEIGHT

LIGHT / 2

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Case Study Activity

LEARN
In-Class
 20 min

Students will read an excerpt about the Greater Idaho movement.  Students will then discuss a set of questions designed to understand perspectives on the situation.

ACTIVITY WEIGHT

LIGHT / 2

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