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18 resources with the keyterm campaigns

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The Election Is in the House: 1824: The Candidates and the Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list some changes in presidential election laws and/or procedures since 1796, and cite examples from presidential campaign materials from 1824.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaigns and Gas Pains

For Students 9th - 12th
Even before they are driving, your scholars have heard the ups and downs of gas prices. Assess the political turmoil behind rising prices using this analysis handout, which features a political cartoon from 2006. Background information...
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Case Study of a Campaign

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a case study of one campaign to discover how political campaigns addresses the needs of the voters. In groups, they answer questions related to the case and discuss how the commercials affect society as a whole. They use...
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Let the Campaign Begin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the many steps involved in the electoral process. They examine past president's campaigns and write an announcement speech for the candidate of their choice.
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May The Best Character Win

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the financial committment to running a campaign. They discuss the difference between electroal and popular votes. They realize how involved a political campaign is!
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Political Parties in Campaign 2004

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the 2004 campaigns of John Kerry and George W. Bush. They identify the parties and their stance on important issues. They use the internet to research information and complete a worksheet to end the lesson.
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Campaign Finance Reform and Public Opinion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the issue of finance reform in political campaigns. Using the internet, they identify the positives and negatives of finance reform and research the problems associated with campaign fund-raising. They share their...
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Getting to Know the Candidates: Analyzing Their Campaign Ads

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine the role of advertising in presidential campaigns. They analyze one candidate's advertising campaign ads for elements such as major issues, positivity, negativity, facts, and opinions.
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If I Were President...

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners practice their critical thinking skills by examining current issues in the campaign. They write an essay stating what they would to do solve problems if they were president. They share their solutions with the class.
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Conducting an HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign for Teenagers in Your Local Community

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Young scholars in an ESL classroom develop a survey to give to their local community to determine the awareness of HIV and AIDS. In groups, they develop and create a brochure to hand out to teenagers in area on how to protect...
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The Desktop Campaign

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of all web-based material used during presidential elections. Using the internet, they examine each candidate's website and advertisements and compare them to television advertisements. They share the...
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The Emergence of Television as a Campaign Tool

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how the television changed the way candidates ran their campaign. In groups, they compare and contrast the television campaign ads of 1952 to those of today. They discuss how one's appearance became a bigger issue in...
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Making Headlines

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students consider their personal opinions about the news and politics, read about the public relations drive behind the 2004 presidential election, and gather information for a press release promoting either Mr. Bush or Mr. Kerry.
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Anti-Slavery Campaign Strategies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create an anti-slavery campaign based on the research they did on the abolitionists of the 19th century. In this anti-slavery lesson plan, 6th graders create a banner and examine historical artifacts.
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HEALTHY EATING

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students devise their own scheme for encouraging healthy eating and discuss health eating. They prepare a talk for younger students from the government to promote healthy eating.
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How To Win Votes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are introduced to the concept of political campaigning. As a class, they review how Parliament makes laws. They decide on an issue they would like to see passed and get other classmates to sign their petitions. To end the...
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Elections

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils study the election process. In this election process lesson, students study the election process of the United States. Pupils read information and complete a worksheet for reasons to vote as well as the history of voting.
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Follow the Campaign Trail

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students choose a candidate of interest to them to follow throughout a campaign. Using the Internet, they identify the strengths and weaknesses of their candidate and compare them to the others. They share their findings with the class.