Exit cards: 1 per student - Mapping Electoral Districts 

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What makes an electoral district fair? 

Here are some factors discussed during the activity. Rate their importance in relation to the inquiry question, with 1 being unimportant and 5 being very important. For the most important factor, explain why it is most important.
 

A)    Population equality

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B)    Respecting communities of interest or identity (e.g., language, shared culture, shared history)

              1                         2                    3                  4                        5 

 
C)    Respecting historical patterns of previous boundaries

              1                         2                    3                  4                        5 

 
D)    Maintaining a manageable geographic size

              1                         2                    3                  4                        5 

 

What is the most important factor for you? Why?