Congress Learning Modules

You will be assigned to a team that will complete work on its topic below.

Names 9:05Team NumberNames 1:30
Barone
Chittenden
Driver
Gomez
Lawson
Swartzel-Go Heels
1Burnett
Faris
James
Murphy
Tyler
Wilson
Blakeman
Chlebowski
Fenwick
Hayman
Pippin
Verona
2Cohen
Grigg
Johnson (Mojo)
Ogden
Weeks
Zeiser!
Bufford
Clark
Floberg
Kowalski
Place
Zheng
3Demuro
Heffron
Lankester
Riddle
Westerduin
Chisolm
Coward
Frank
Lail
Scott
Witt
4Ewen
Herron
Massery
Roberge
Williams


Names 11:20Team NumberNames 2:35
Baron
Furth
Miller
Woodson
1Brooke
Go
LaForgia
Pratt
Burke
Idol
Stark
2Clark
Haritan
Mannino
Rathbun
Wyatt
Burroughs
McKinley
Thompson, A.
3Day
Jackson
Masencup
Ratledge
Fion
Ingel
Thompson, M.
4Dodge
Joyner
McCollough
Stone

To learn more about how congress works, go to the following Interactive Congressional Site, click on e-learning activities, and then complete the learning module that corresponds to your team number. You will present what you learned from your module to class.

Team One
A Day in the Life of a Member of Congress
What was your day like?
Would you want to be a member of Congress?
What did you learn about members of congress?

Team Two
Deciding Federal Spending Priorities

Describe the difference between your allocation of the budget and the actual allocation.
Explain why there was a difference.
What did you learn about the US budget?

Team Three
Deciding How to Vote in Congress

What were the main influences on your voting?
How much did your personal beliefs determine your vote?
What did you learn about how members decide to vote?

Team Four
The Dynamic Legislative Process

What mostly determines how laws are passed?
How different is the real legislative process from the official version of how a bill becomes a law?
What did you learn about the law making process?

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