Students learn what is important to know about civic participation. Subject matter includes: the symbolism of the donkey and the elephant; what it means to be a liberal, moderate, and conservative; Democratic and Republican views; political party functions; the voting process; media influence and media bias; public opinion polls; lobbying; and much more.Copyright 2008. Middle school, high school. Reproducible. 98 pages.Book Download: PDF. Adobe Reader required to view PDF.Print Book: Softcover, 8 x 11 inches.