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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 Booths for Teacher for Student Standards
2. Who is Watching the Ballot Box? for Teacher for Student Standards
3. Dimpled Ballots, Hanging Chads, and Reform for Teacher for Student Standards
4. I Want to Register - Now What? for Teacher for Student Standards
5. An Informed and Timely Vote for Teacher for Student Standards
6. Making Your Point, Asking Your Question for Teacher for Student Standards
7. Involvement: Walking the Walk, Talking the Talk for Teacher for Student Standards
8. Who? Me? Run for Office? for Teacher for Student Standards
9. Voter Registration: I Can Register Students Too for Teacher for Student Standards

Objective: Provide historical perspective to the right to vote.

10. Participation is the Cornerstone to Democracy for Teacher for Student Standards
11. Who Says Politics Can't Be Fun? for Teacher for Student Standards
12. You Choose the Rules: Which Rights Are More Important? for Teacher for Student Standards
13. Gee, That's Different: Comparing Our Rights for Teacher for Student Standards
14. Other Nations: The U.S. Compared with the World for Teacher for Student Standards
15. Freedom Isn't Free; Timeline of Suffrage History for Teacher for Student Standards
16. Consent of the Governed: Whose Consent? for Teacher for Student Standards
17. Now I See Why that Happened for Teacher for Student Standards
18. GOTV (Get Out The Vote) for Teacher for Student Standards
19. Is Their Way Better? for Teacher for Student Standards
20. What Can One Person Do? for Teacher for Student Standards

 

 


 

 

 

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