Getting Involved in the Community
Activity 2
By completing the “Pledging to Vote” form and fully conducting the activities it calls upon you to undertake, you will successfully demonstrate your understanding of the importance of American citizens age 18 years or older exercising their right to vote.

Key steps:

Section 1: Use the blank lines to make an accurate and thoughtful statement of “why it is important for citizens to vote.”

Section 2: Share your statement and discuss the importance of voting with adults who are 18 years of age or older to see if:

After your discussion, ask them to pledge to vote by signing your form.

Your teacher will evaluate you on the quality of your response in Section 1 and whether you successfully share the importance of voting with at least two adults; including getting their signatures in Section 2.

REMEMBER: As with all things oriented to citizenship, your good efforts can really make a difference!