Lesson Plan

Classroom Elections

Experience the Campaign Trail in the Classroom
Michael G.
Classroom teacher
Bayshore Middle School
Leonardo, NJ
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My Grades 6, 8
My Subjects Social Studies
Objectives

Students will be able to...Evaluate the steps and procedures of running for the President of the United States and create their own campaign agenda and platform.

Subjects
Social Studies
citizenship
civic engagement
government
Grades 8 - 12
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 What it feels like...

Play "Win the White House" and keep track of what decisions you had to make and the consequences of them.

3 The Election

Create a survey on Google Forms and send out to all students on Google Classroom. The Form results can be viewed live so students could see who was elected.