Our “Teach This” discussion guides are easily adapted for in-person, asynchronous, or virtual learning. We’ll be adding new resources up until the election, so be sure to check back often or sign up for Future Voters Project updates, delivered weekly to your inbox.
Pair an excerpt from One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally with a clip from a documentary about Congressman John Lewis to lead a conversation with students about the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Reading and discussing an article from The Marshall Project, students learn about voting rights for incarcerated people and discuss questions of voting rights more broadly.
Use the video, articles, census data and original research in this discussion guide to talk with students about youth voter registration and turnout in this unprecedented election season.
Use the video from this discussion guide to start a conversation with students about what voter suppression looks like today—and how first-time voters are fighting to ensure they’re able to cast their ballots this election year.
Use this video to introduce your students to the history of presidential primaries and to spark a discussion about the role of primaries today.