What is a class hearing and youth summit and what do they have to do with the presidential election?

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After researching the presidential election process, class members develop questions and interview voters about their choice of candidate and the issues that concern them.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Edit the documents to reflect ccurrent candidates and issues
  • Contact local colleges and arrange for a Youth Summit modeled on the format presented in the resoruce
Classroom Considerations

  • The first in a series of eight related resources that focus on voters rights
  • Although designed for the 2008 US Presidential election, many of the activities and materials are still appropriate
Pros

  • The interview activity and the scavenger hunt can be modified to reflect the current election year
Cons

  • The activities were designed for the 2008 US presidential election and would require major modification for the current election