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Lesson 9: At the Table

This lesson simulates school budget decision-making. Students will consider various stakeholder priorities and reflect on the importance of having a seat at the table when decisions are made.

Skills
Analyzing Power
Community Organizing
Decision Making
Topics
Democr. Foundations
Equity
Public Policy
Learning Tools
Role-Playing Simulation
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

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

Work with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision-making, set clear goals and deadlines, and establish individual roles as needed.

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.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)

D2.CIV.7.9-12.

Apply civic virtues and democratic principles when working with others.

D2.CIV.9.9-12.

Use appropriate deliberative processes in multiple settings.

D2.CIV.10.9-12.

Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.

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