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    Activity and Lesson Plan

    Learn more about International Day of Democracy and download lesson plans for the classroom.

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September 15th is International Day of Democracy. Democracy grows strong when people make their voices heard through not only voting but taking part in public debate on issues vital to the country.

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Classroom Activities

Classroom activity and lesson plan for International Day of Democracy. Students can practice English skills while learning more about this cultural activity.

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What does democracy mean to you?

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