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Decision Making in a Democracy

Voting is one of the most basic ways to participate in a democratic society. While there are many other ways to participate as well, voting is regarded by many as the most fundamental right and responsibility of the citizen.  This lesson introduces primary students to the concept of voting and group decision-making.

Audience: Primary (K-3)

Topic: Citizenship, Rights and Responsibilities, Elections, Jury System

Teaching Strategy: Cooperative Learning/Small Group Work, Discussion/Deliberation

US Constitution: 15th Amendment, 19th Amendment, 23rd Amendment, 24th Amendment, 26th Amendment

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