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Teaching Guide and Activities
Person to Person: Legislating Maine
LESSON 3: CONNECTION TO LAWMAKINGLearning Outcomes
At the end of Lesson 3 students will be able to
In Lesson 4 , students (or teachers) can designate who in the class will be the “sponsors” of the bill, “lobbyists” for and against the bill, members of the public to weigh in on the bill, and representatives from a state agency with jurisdiction over the bill if it is passed into law.
In Lesson 5 , the class can be organized into opposing points of view and have the “bill” go through the legislature, using “sides” of the class to represent the House and Senate who must debate the bill and vote on it.
It is not necessary to follow parliamentary procedure; however, information on parliamentary procedure is available here.
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