If there was ever a time where students ought to be receiving rigorous instruction in civic and politics, it’s now. And I don’t mean to say that this Cultural Literacy worksheet on the political philosophy of populism is the solution to that deficit in civics instruction, but it’s a start, especially for struggling learners and emergent readers. If paired with a context clues worksheet on demagoguery, which I’ll write and post tomorrow morning.
If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.