Do-Now• We will complete a do-now and transition  activity after WSMS.
Do-Now• Please complete your do-now and transition  activity silently.
Announcements•   Test corrections due Friday•   Presentations on Friday•   Short test/quiz Tuesday•   Bring a forever stam...
Review• What did we do yesterday in class?  • What activities did we do?  • What information did we learn?
Wrapping Up Yesterday• Please take out your grading media clips  worksheet so that we can answer the last  question.
The Art of Persuasion: Influences of Individuals & Interest Groups on           Policymaking           Unit: Policymaking
Today’s Agenda• Do-now + transition activity• Announcements + review + finishing  up grading media clips• The Art of Persu...
Transition Activity• How are you going to persuade me  to bring back Food Fridays?
Act-It-Out!Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on                Policymaking
Notes!Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on                Policymaking
1. Key Terms• Lobbying means seeking to influence  lawmakers to introduce and vote for  or against a bill.
Notes2. In addition to the media, individualsand interest groups can shape the waypolicy is formed in the United States.
Notes3. Ways that the individual caninfluence public policy:  • Participating in politics (voting,    campaigning, seeking...
Notes4. Ways that interest groups caninfluence public policy:  • Identify issues  • Making political contributions  • Lobb...
Persuaded (True) or Jaded (False)!  Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on                  Policymaking
Persuaded or Jaded• Read the statement. If you think it’s  true, you’ve been persuaded and  hold up your blue card.• If yo...
#1• Only the media shapes how public  policy is formed.
#2 • If individuals want to influence   policymaking, they should consider   expressing their opinions by having   interne...
#3• Interest groups are only important  because they give money to political  parties during campaign season.
#4• Governmental officials shape all  public policy.
#5• An example of an interest group  would be Mothers Against Drunk  Driving (MADD).
#6• One way that interest groups are  helpful is that they pick out what  issues need to be addressed as part  of the publ...
Policy & Origami!Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on                Policymaking
Policy & Origami• You are going to write a letter as a concerned  citizen or on behalf of your interest group  (could be m...
Policy & Origami• Ideas for issues:                          •   Economy   •   Education                          •   Defe...
And then…• We get to fold paper in new and interesting  ways!!
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Lesson 2

  1. 1. Do-Now• We will complete a do-now and transition activity after WSMS.
  2. 2. Do-Now• Please complete your do-now and transition activity silently.
  3. 3. Announcements• Test corrections due Friday• Presentations on Friday• Short test/quiz Tuesday• Bring a forever stamp & envelope addressed to yourself by December 2nd.
  4. 4. Review• What did we do yesterday in class? • What activities did we do? • What information did we learn?
  5. 5. Wrapping Up Yesterday• Please take out your grading media clips worksheet so that we can answer the last question.
  6. 6. The Art of Persuasion: Influences of Individuals & Interest Groups on Policymaking Unit: Policymaking
  7. 7. Today’s Agenda• Do-now + transition activity• Announcements + review + finishing up grading media clips• The Art of Persuasion: • Act-It-Out! • Notes! • Persuaded or Jaded! • Policy & Origami!
  8. 8. Transition Activity• How are you going to persuade me to bring back Food Fridays?
  9. 9. Act-It-Out!Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on Policymaking
  10. 10. Notes!Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on Policymaking
  11. 11. 1. Key Terms• Lobbying means seeking to influence lawmakers to introduce and vote for or against a bill.
  12. 12. Notes2. In addition to the media, individualsand interest groups can shape the waypolicy is formed in the United States.
  13. 13. Notes3. Ways that the individual caninfluence public policy: • Participating in politics (voting, campaigning, seeking office) • Expressing opinions (lobbying, demonstrating, writing letters) • Joining interest groups
  14. 14. Notes4. Ways that interest groups caninfluence public policy: • Identify issues • Making political contributions • Lobbying government officials
  15. 15. Persuaded (True) or Jaded (False)! Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on Policymaking
  16. 16. Persuaded or Jaded• Read the statement. If you think it’s true, you’ve been persuaded and hold up your blue card.• If you think it’s false, you feel jaded and hold up your red card.
  17. 17. #1• Only the media shapes how public policy is formed.
  18. 18. #2 • If individuals want to influence policymaking, they should consider expressing their opinions by having internet blogs that voice their opinion and participating in demonstrations.
  19. 19. #3• Interest groups are only important because they give money to political parties during campaign season.
  20. 20. #4• Governmental officials shape all public policy.
  21. 21. #5• An example of an interest group would be Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
  22. 22. #6• One way that interest groups are helpful is that they pick out what issues need to be addressed as part of the public agenda.
  23. 23. Policy & Origami!Influence of Individuals & Interest Groups on Policymaking
  24. 24. Policy & Origami• You are going to write a letter as a concerned citizen or on behalf of your interest group (could be made up) to someone in Congress.• You will need to select an issue that you are writing about and decide what law you want the lawmaker to vote for or against.
  25. 25. Policy & Origami• Ideas for issues: • Economy • Education • Defense/military • Environment • Energy sources • Taxes • Health care • Crime Prevention • Gun Control • Immigration
  26. 26. And then…• We get to fold paper in new and interesting ways!!
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