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Voters Ed Lesson Plans - Middle School

Voters Ed lesson plans are written by a subject matter expert to integrate Voters Ed into the classroom.

Middle School Lesson:
The Popular Vote versus the Electoral Vote

Target Grade Levels:
Middle School (7-8)

Lesson Length:
Approximately 45 minutes

State Standards
  • California
    • Goal of Democratic Understanding and Civic Values
      • Constitutional Heritage
    • Goal of Skills Attainment and Social Participation
      • Participation Skills
      • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Florida
    • MS Standard 1, SS.8.A.1.2
    • MS Standard 1, SS.8.A.1.3
    • MS Standard 6, SS.8.G.6.1
    • Massachusetts
      • History and Geography
        • Concept and Skill 4
        • Concept and Skill 7
        • Concept and Skill 9
      • New York
        • Standard 5
          • Key Idea 2
          • Key Idea 3
          • Key Idea 4
      • Texas
        • Grade 8, Government, Standard 15
        • Grade 8, Social Studies Skills, Standard 29
      NCSS
      • Theme 5: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
      • Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices

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