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This is a fun activity that will introduce your young citizens to the nature of sound bites in political campaigns. After discussing the pros and cons of shorter and shorter messages offered by political candidates, your learners will design a story board for a 60-second television commercial for a well-known historical figure.

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CCSS: Adaptable


  • Includes brief background information for learners
  • Worksheets provided for designing storyboards and peer reviewing other classmates' advertisements

  • Instructor will need to provide structure for class members to learn about their chosen historical figures
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