Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

Social Studies Curriculum: At the conclusion of the lesson students will: (1)Explain the impact Presidential Debates have had on the electoral process and defend their answers with specific historical examples; (2) Summarize major aspects of historical Presidential Debates; (3) Analyze major aspects of historical Presidential Debates; (4) Identify and classify political issues; and (5) Take and defend a political position. Language Arts Curriculum: Students will explore in depth some of the issues that will be featured during the presidential and vice-presidential debates and develop a summary document of the candidates' stand on the issues. They will use this information to evaluate the candidates' performance during the presidential and vice-presidential debates.

Subjects:

  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > Political Systems
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

government election president

Language:

English

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