Lesson Plan: To Vote or Not to Vote

Lesson Duration

From PBS Newshour Extra

Students view three short films that explore the importance of voting. Each film/activity examines the topic from a different perspective. Handouts and discussion questions included.

Why is voting an important responsibility for citizens?

  • Analyze the efficacy of messages encouraging people to vote
  • Examine the history of voting regulation since the Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Analyze voting regulation between the states and the federal government
  • Analyze the potential power of the Latino vote
  • Evaluate the importance of voting

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