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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 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 94 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 8 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the backgrounds, qualifications, and platforms of the presidential candidates for the 2000 election. Though the lesson is outdated, the activities within the informational text could be good practice for your young learners as they work on evaluating arguments and claims.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How can we decide between candidates on election day? After contemplating various issues and qualities, your learners will go through a step-by-step process of researching and evaluating sample candidates and determining their qualifications, credibility, and platforms.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Positive Spin
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election. They read and discuss an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally, they develop storyboards for positive campaigns.
6th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 268 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 10 Views 32 Downloads
The Presidential Campaign Game
Upper graders play a game as a way to facilitate understanding of US Presidential Campaign issues and strategies. After being divided into small groups, a candidate will be chosen to run for office. Each group creates propaganda to get their presidential candidate elected.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Gerrymandering: How Drawing Jagged Lines Can Impact an Election
What is gerrymandering, and how does redrawing district lines in a presidential election give one political party advantage over another? Viewers will learn about the origin of the term gerrymandering, why political parties desire more districts to gain political power, and how they work to "pack and crack" districts according to the number of senate seats.
4 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is the Legacy of the New Deal?
Prepare your pupils for full-fledged political discussions with a scaffolded seminar process. Before talking about the topic, class members have a couple of days to respond to a question in writing, using the two listed reading selections as evidence.
10th - 12th Language Arts 41 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Campaign Process
In this sequencing the campaign process learning exercise, learners 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
The Electoral Process
From a candidate's first declaration of intention to become president, through nominations and the campaign trail, and finally to election day, your class members will gain a general understanding of what it takes for an individual to reach the executive office of the United States government.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Scientific Process and Researching the Effects of Media
Watching R-rated movies causes in-grown toe nails! Well, not really, but what effect does violence in the media have on us? Your class will complete a research project to answer this very question and then design a public awareness campaign to share what they have learned.
8th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Who Wants to be President?
Fourth graders create a campaign, run for president, attend a political convention, and vote in a made up election. In this election lesson plan, 4th graders simulate the whole concept of an election and everything it takes to vote for President.
4th Social Studies & History 6 Views 33 Downloads
May the Best Character Win
Running an election campaign takes money. Class groups must effectively budget money in order to design and purchase sufficient advertising aimed at procuring classmates' votes. After completing an online tutorial, they also write and perform a persuasive speech in the voice of a candidate using the strategies they have been taught.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 29 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