Vermont Votes for Kids: A project of the Vermont Secretary of State
Curriculum for Grades 5-8, Student Handout for Lesson
The Importance of the Vote
List what the likely impact on the following issues would be if the majority of people "didn't" vote.
Then list some of the effects when the majority of the people "do" vote on these issues. Be prepared to share your lists and support your thoughts with the class.
Now, you will participate in a group assignment.
Vermont Secretary of State Deb Markowitz: http://www.vermontvotesforkids.com