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Money and the Election Process: Ch 7
Where does the money for political campaigns come from? Guide your class with 10 multiple choice questions on money and the election process. There are 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions for them to answer. Use as a quiz or for homework.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? They watch a video (linked) about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Scholars focus on rhetorical device by listening to famous speeches and completing a graphic organizer on persuasive techniques.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 163 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Campaign Signs and Pranksters
High schoolers interview a selected candidate and find out his or her views on important issues and what he/she hopes to convey to voters. They write and design campaign flyers. Students create final mock-ups of the materials.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lesson 8: Presidential Political Ads
Twelfth graders participate in the political campaign process. In 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
Presidential Campaign: Posters of Yesterday and Today
Young scholars analyze the election process. In this presidential campaign lesson, students view campaign posters of yesterday and today. Young scholars research party names and a variety of campaign materials. Students create a Venn Diagram as formal assessment.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
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 47 Views 127 Downloads
Lesson 3: Fight the Flu: Acting
In the third of a three-part lesson, learners synthesize the data they've collected about how the flu is spread and create an action plan. Groups work together to develop an anti-flu public safety campaign of their choosing; some suggestions include hand-washing posters, replacing light switches with motion detectors, and installing hand sanitizing stations aroundschool.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Activism or Slacktivism? The "Stop Kony" Campaign as a Teachable Moment
Engage your learners in global events. The makers of the film Invisible Children began the Kony 2012 Campaign to bring awareness to the Lord's Resistance Army. You can show your class the video Kony 2012 and spark discussion with the questions provided here.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Let the Campaign Begin
Students 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 5 Views 24 Downloads
New Review Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you need to support learners and they move step-by-step through the writing process.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 78 Downloads
Let the Campaign Begin
Students discover the electoral process. In this United States government lesson, students read the book So You Want to Be President by Judith St. George and investigate the steps that must be taken for a person to become President.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 7 Views 59 Downloads
African Americans in World War II: Staging a Double V Campaign in the Classroom
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own Double V campaign to promote equal rights.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 127 Downloads
Funding a Way to the Top
Review economic vocabulary, presidential election campaigns, and current campaign budgets (2004). Your class will determine how they feel about the amount of money spent on presidential campaigns, they will read an informational article, create a campaign finance timeline, and engage in a class discussion.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads