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Lesson 2: Post-Election Day

The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand Election Day as the beginning rather than an end of their political engagement

    Skills
    Action Planning
    Analyzing Power
    Topics
    Campaigns and Elections
    Democr. Foundations
    Identity
    Learning Tools
    Action Plan
    Digital Tool
    Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11- 12.1.C

    Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11- 12.1.D

    Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives; synthesize comments, claims, and evidence made on all sides of an issue; resolve contradictions when possible; and determine what additional information or research is required to deepen the investigation or complete the task.

    College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)

    D2.CIV.2.9-12.

    Analyze the role of citizens in the U.S. political system, with attention to various theories of democracy, changes in Americans’ participation over time, and alternative models from other countries, past and present.

    D4.7.9-12.

    Assess options for individual and collective action to address local, regional, and global problems by engaging in self-reflection, strategy identification, and complex causal reasoning.

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