Or, you can browse two specific issues found on the
Subject Specific Activities page:
- Begin by viewing our list of the most recently debated issues
before the CT
General Assembly on the Hot Topics page.
- Pair the videotaped debate, along with the additional provided
any one of the lesson plans found on the
Lesson Plans page.
- HB 5274, An act requiring a civics course for high school graduation.
- HB 5276, An act concerning the mandatory school attendance age.
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Additional CT-N Videotaped Debates
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This Is Your General Assembly
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sessions of both the House of Representatives and the Senate
since March of 1999. If you are interested in using other
videotaped debates in your classroom in addition to the debates
listed on our Hot Topics page, you can visit the Connecticut
General Assembly website and
search for bills and public acts
that have been debated on each chamber's respective floors.
Paul Skaff if you need assistance.
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- All of the activities and support materials are
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- The videotaped debates in this unit have been edited for time and content. The full debate is available by contacting CT-N.
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Activities and Lesson Plans
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Victor W. Geraci, Ph.D. and Paul Petterson, Ph.D.
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