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The Campaign Process
In this sequencing the campaign process worksheet, students arrange the steps of political campaigning in the correct order and write details explaining how to do each step. Students rearrange and write seven short answers.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Win the White House
Here is a unique and engaging approach to learning about the steps a presidential candidate must take during a campaign. Learners role play the part of a candidate in this online interactive, taking part in a presidential debate and then considering the fundraising and polling components of campaigning.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Presidential Campaign: Posters of Yesterday and Today
Students analyze the election process. In this presidential campaign lesson, students view campaign posters of yesterday and today. Students research party names and a variety of campaign materials. Students create a Venn Diagram as formal assessment.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 6 Downloads
A Race to Watch: Campaign 2008, The Role of Technology and the Internet
Students listen to a statement about the role the Internet plays in the political process and respond by placing a card under the appropriate agree/disagree sign at the front of the room. Students brainstorm reasons to select their choice. They read an article "Presidential Campaigns Explore a New Medium.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Examining the Form and Function of Campaign Speeches
An examination of stump speeches, one of the most important components of a presidential campaign, is made possible by accessing The New York Times Learning Network. After closely examining the form and function of stump speeches, students write a stump speech – either for the candidate of their choice or for themselves.
11th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 28 Downloads
How Has Technology Affected the Presidential Election Process in the U.S.?
High schoolers measure technological advancements as they consider how they impacted the election process in the United States. In this presidential politics instructional activity, students research technological changes since the 1900's and create PowerPoint presentations that analyze how the advancements have played a role in how Americans elect their president.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Let the Campaign Begin
Young scholars differentiate between positive and negative personal attributes and select a fictional character for nomination who personifies the qualities of a good leader. They use the Internet to learn about the election process and write an announcement speech that identifies their character's platform.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
In this well-designed government and civics lesson, 3rd graders create a poster which they would use to campaign for President. Students listen to the book, "Max For President," and fill in a graphic organizer as they listen. This lesson effectively teaches the process by which the President is elected, and has good ideas for real-life application.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Congressional Committees and the Legislative Process
Students review stages of the legislative process, how committees help determine the outcome, and by deciding which bills the full Congress consider. They research committee assignments to consider why representation is important to the people
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Lesson 8: Presidential Political Ads
Twelfth graders participate in the political campaign process. For this civics lesson, 12th graders use the provided rubric and reference handouts to create their own presidential ad campaigns. This is day eight in a series of eleven lessons.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Eighth graders participate in a simulated presidential campaign by conducting research on the Internet. They define a party platform, run a campaign and write and deliver speeches in teams. Students can then act as the electoral college to choose party candidates.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Campaign! The Election Simulation Game
Students simulate the election process with one group acting as politicians and others acting as the constituency with concerns specific to their assigned area of the country. They give speeches, take polls, and elect a leader based on their views.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
New Review Analyzing Political Campaign Commercials
Imagine a lesson that models for learners how to separate facts from opinions. How to detect bias. How to evaluate a source of information. How to identify propaganda. Although designed for middle schoolers, the activities in this packet teach skills all voters should develop.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Amending the Constitution: Why Change?
As Bob Dylan so famously wrote, "The times they are a-changin'." Through a series of discussions, indepedent class work, and a whole-class simulation young scholars explore how the amendment process allows the US Constitution to change and adapt with the times.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mock Election
Here is an excellent resource in which class members host a mock election for a candidate and policy that will be implemented into your very own classroom. Progressing from primaries, through the campaign trail, and finally to the mock election, your young citizens will be engaged every step of the way.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Don't Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns
Have your class explore alcohol awareness public service announcements. Provided is a detailed plan and a complete set of materials for doing just this. Learners are exposed to a series of approaches and advertisements and decide which techniques are the most valid.
9th - 11th Health 12 Views 114 Downloads
Students consider what it takes to win an American presidential election. In this current events lesson, students access a PBS news video about the electoral college online, watch it, and then complete activities that require them to examine the strategies of political campaigns.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 77 Downloads