Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

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  • Aug 9 2010 11:51 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

     

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate various lobbying groups. They then practice lobbying tactics by writing and presenting speeches advocating important local issues.

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    Bookmarks

    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, American Democracy, Writing Strategies

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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers

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    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Heterogeneous; Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning