ERIC Number: ED302468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
We, The People, Choose: 1988. Instructor's Guide.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Continuing Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
This New York State teaching activities guide is designed to be used by instructors of adult basic education to encourage students to register to vote, to obtain information about the candidates and issues of the 1988 Presidential election, to make responsible decisions, to cast ballots, and to accept and work with the results of the election. The sections within the guide focus on: (1) election awareness; (2) becoming an informed voter; and (3) the voting process. To promote understanding of political terms and voter responsibility, sections contain various activities including fill-in-the-blank fact sheets, a crossword puzzle, case studies, practice voter registration forms, and issues worksheets. Answer keys are provided for the fact sheets and the crossword puzzle. (DJC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Elections, Political Issues, Presidential Campaigns (United States), Resource Materials, State Curriculum Guides, Vocabulary Development, Voter Registration, Voting
Bureau of Curriculum Development, Room 314 EB, New York State Education Department, Albany, NY 12234.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Continuing Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.