Civility in Elections: A Three Lesson Plan Series

For questions regarding these lesson plans, please contact Ryan Suskey at rsuskeyoclre.org

This publication was funded by the Ohio Civility Consortium and the Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Legacy Committee in preparation for the March 18th "Text, Talk, Civility Matters."
The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the Civility Consortium, and no endorsement of these views should be inferred.

The Ohio Center for Law Related Education is sponsored by the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Office of the Attorney General, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the ACLU of Ohio Foundation.
The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the sponsors, and no endorsement of these views should be inferred.

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Teachers: Did you use the Text, Talk, Vote program in your classroom? If so, the National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD), the program sponsor, would like your input. CLICK HERE to share your experience using their survey. 

Please note, the National Institute for Civil Discourse is fully responsible for the content of this survey and the Text, Talk, Vote user script. No endorsement of the NICD should be assumed or implied from this posting. All survey results go directly to NICD and will not be shared with OCLRE.


 Chief Justice Moyer Legacy Fund Middle School Civility Project

Moyer Legacy ProjectThese lessons and activities are designed to help students to gain knowledge and skills to start a Service Learning Project in their school or community. Students will document research, guest speaker notes, field trip notes. Students/classes that use these lessons are strongly encouraged to take part in OCLRE's Youth for Justice Virtual Summit, to showcase the work they have done to benefit the community. The “Civility Team” leaders in the school are encouraged to teach their peers how to be civil to each other through peer mediation as a result of these seven lessons. Support resources are included where appropriate and further references are also given

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