Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People


  • 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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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

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

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Heterogeneous; Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning