Voters and Voter Behavior

Posted Eureka Lessons American Government, Lessons

The following resources include a power point and cloze notes on our voting system.  The power point guide students through the history of voting rights, from disenfranchisement, to Jacksonian Democracy, to the 15th Amendment.  It also discusses typical voting behavior and voting as more than just civic duty; it's a privilege.

Voters and Voter Behavior ppt.

Voters and Voter Behavior doc.

political ideology warm up stereotypes

  1. Warm Up: Instruct students to guess where each person belongs on their political ideology spectrum.* The warm up is intended to be a satire on the way voters are labeled and stereotyped in politics.  See tips on political ideology discussion.*
  2. Voter Behavior ppt. and cloze notes