Safeguarding Democracy: Understanding Allegations of Russian Election Interference

Lesson Duration

From The Choices Program, May 2018

This lesson involves an adapted version of an ancient Egyptian board game called Senet. Students will complete the game with a partner.

Students will:

  • Work cooperatively to synthesize information from news sources
  • Analyze the issues and controversies surrounding Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election
  • Consider how a foreign government can influence a country’s elections

tags: free and fair elections, media literacy, fake news



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