ERIC Number: ED374024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Voting in Maine.
Stewart, Carolyn; Cook, Mary
The first item in this packet is a pamphlet on how to vote and the election process. The pamphlet includes comprehensive information at a reading level that can be understood by many adults who have not graduated from high school. The pamphlet was designed by volunteer tutors of adult literacy students in Maine. The tutors researched information, local process, and Maine State law. The pamphlet describes primarily, general, referendum, and constitutional elections. A sample ballot for each kind of election is illustrated. A chart demonstrates the election process. A list of words relating to voting, and a map of the voting districts in Sanford, Maine is included. A voter registration card is included along with a copy of the United States Constitution that was donated by the Girl Scouts. The last item in this packet is a curriculum for teaching adult reading students about voting. The teaching material includes a play about a local resident deciding whether or not to vote, with study questions and a crossword puzzle. Also included in the voting curriculum is information on the monthly election bulletin board on display at the local library and a student tutor evaluation form on the voting unit. (DK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Goodall Library Literacy Project, Sanford, ME.