No Responders Left Behind: Study Guide

The following are questions that can be used as discussion guidance or homework prompts:

Classroom focus: What can you learn about passing a bill through Congress from this film?

General Question: Is this movie biased? What does it mean to be biased? Is bias bad? Can it be avoided?

Guiding Question: How could Congress be improved?

Discussion or writing question: What makes a cause worth fighting for? Have you ever been to a protest? If not, would you ever go to one? Why or why not?

Discussion question: Why did Jon Stewart put his name on this specific cause? Do you think it was right of him to do that? Why or why not?

Discussion question: What is the difference between what John Feal did and traditional lobbying processes? Which is more effective? What are the pros and cons of each?

Homework prompt(s): How should citizens be able to interact with Congress? What should be the process of speaking with a Congressperson? How should Congress’s process of making a bill into a law be sped up. Write 2-3 pages on one of these prompts.

Filed in: Ari Radcliffe-Greene, Resources for Online Learning

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