Students will analyze ways to improve voter turnout, conduct research to write candidate profiles and explore the pros and cons of the Electoral College.
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Objective: Students will analyze ways to improve voter turnout and write a proposal detailing one possible solution.
Objective: Students will conduct research on three presidential candidates and write a biographical profile for each.
Objective: Students will explore the pros and cons of the Electoral College and write a persuasive essay expressing their position on whether it should be continued or not.
21st Century Core Content
Government and Civics
21st Century Themes
21st Century Skills
Make Judgments and Decisions
Access and Evaluate Information
Use and Manage Information
Adapt to change
Be Self-directed Learners
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