Having a Voice: Class materials

Activity 1

Unit ‘Before’ Evaluation (one copy per learner)
Map, demographics, and site considerations document
Activity 1 Assignment (print or display if desired)
Tips for Credible Presentations (print or display)
Request to be on agenda and meeting agenda template
Public commentary:
   o News article from Anytown High School Advisor
   o Email from birdlvr
   o Phone message – Office of the Mayor

Activity 2

Parliamentary Procedures brochures (one per learner)
Questions from the P&P Committee
Parks and Planning Committee notes form
Public commentary:
   o Memorandum from Police Chief
   o Letter to the Editor from Joe Thomas
   o City Memorandum from Dave Smith
Request to be on agenda and meeting agenda template

Activity 3

Cost comparisons for park vs. school renovation (one or more copies for the respective planning groups)
Questions from the Finance Committee
Finance Committee notes form
Public commentary:
   o Transcript of a local television interview
   o News article from Anytown Gazette on the old school building
   o Good Morning Today! news item
   o News photo from Anytown Gazette
Request to be on agenda and meeting agenda template Resolution authorizing expenditure template

Activity 4

Questions from the City Council
Public commentary:
   o Letter to the City Council from Aretha Franks
   o Letter to the City Council from Mary Martin
   o Letter to the Editor from Bill Stuessy
   o X-ray of broken collarbone

Activity 5

‘After’ Evaluation (one copy per learner)
Optional:
Learner self-evaluation
Performance rubric
Unit Reflection questions
Reflection rubric for instruction completion