Lesson Planning Guide with Built In Lesson
SWBAT analyze the viewpoints of the presidential candidates to make an informed voting decision.
LP1: SWBAT analyze campaign ads from several generations and determine major issues of the time. knowledgenetwork.alumni.msu.edu Welcome
SWBAT research two issues from the current campaign and create a 1 minute political commercial. (2 day lesson) youtu.be Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
Previous Unit: SWBAT contrast the electoral college with the popular vote and explain why battleground states gain the most attention in a close election. maps.google.com Kyree - Election
LP 3/4 - SWBAT choose which side of the issues they agree with most. USA today issue tracker guided by teacher and iCivics (alternating days). www.usatoday.com Latest World & National News & Headlines - USATODAY.com
SWBAT describe the issues that each candidate stands for.
SWBAT analyze issues and put them into their own words, then align them with each candidate.
The lessons at the tail end of this lesson required some re-teaching. Some students still struggled to match specific issues (and their meanings) with the correct candidate. www.thatquiz.org Political Views Checkpoint
Students create a "voter guide" poster for the presidential candidates and the Senate and House seats for Nebraska. s3.amazonaws.com
Next Unit: SWBAT compare and contrast the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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