EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY

ou musy complete this extra credit assignment by noon, Tuesday, September 29.
The Senate will vote on a public option plan today! Here is where you can get involved in shaping legislation and the kind of country you live in. This is a crucial vote!

You can earn up to five points extra credit on the first multiple choice test or any other assignment you choose by doing ONE of the following.
Do a little research first about the public option, so you don't look like an ass when you share your opinion about it.

1)E-mail your opinion about the public option to one of your US Senators. I don't care if you are for or against it, I just want you to share your option about the public option by Tuesday.


Here is a link to samples of letters to Senators and here is some advice in writing your Senators. You don't have to be this formal in an e-mail, but it might help you think about how to compose a letter.

Here is a link to help you find your Senators.

2)Call your opinion about the public option to one of your US Senators. I don't care if you are for or against it, I just want you to share your option about the public option by Tuesday, September 29th at noon.

Here is a link to help you find your Senators.

Here is the number for the Capitol Switchboard 202 224-3121 just ask for your Senator, and they will connect you to their office. then you can tell your senator's office what you think about the public option.

Good luck. Bring in your cell phone and show me the proof of the call you made, or print out the e-mail response you got and hand it to me tomorrow in class for your extra credit. Hollah!

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