- Publicly state a perspective on an important community issue
- Support their perspective thoughtfully, using information culled from several resources
- Demonstrate listening skills and the ability to engage in civic discussion
- Show an understanding of different policy perspectives and the importance of listening to different perspectives when forming their own views towards policy
During this lesson, students consider the influence that they can have on the communities within which they live. Students learn about participatory citizenship and how to take grade-appropriate action.
During this lesson, students deliberate on an important public issue. They strengthen their understanding of possible public policy directives through class discussion and become participating citizens by taking grade-appropriate action.
In this lesson plan, students strengthen their understanding of public policy by deliberating about an important public issue.