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Represent Me
In Represent Me, students take on the role of a legislator seeking reelection to office. Players review and categorize legislation, then approve the bills that best help their unique blend of constituents. Strategically supporting the people they represent will help students get reelected. In Represent Me!, players work as a legislator trying to meet the needs of their constituents.The student will... Understand that a legislator's job is to represent constituents Simulate the relationship between a legislator and a diverse constituency Evaluate hypothetical legislation for impact on various socioeconomic groups

Legislator Role Play Lesson Plan: Represent Me!

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play a game called Represent Me!, in which they take on the role of a legislator seeking re-election. They review and categorize legislation, approving bills they think will best help their constituents.   This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Informed Voting Lesson Plan: Let’s Vote For Our President

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to talk, draw, and write about the rights and responsibilities of a good citizen. Students will identify and choose which presidential candidate they would vote for during the upcoming presidential election, and exercise the right to vote by dramatizing a presidential election. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

The Electoral Process Lesson Plan: Choosing the President of the US

In this two-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the full process of the presidential election. Students will analyze political beliefs and how they impact citizens' lives and the outcome of elections. They will also compare and contrast the two major political parties, and describe the opportunities for and benefits of civic participation. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »
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