When I am President...
1 When I am President...
Pre-Class: When you are President, what problems would you try to solve? Remember, other government leaders, world leaders, and community members can help you.
- Use Google Drawing to create a brainstorm web with you in the middle and some ideas.
- think of a few problem bubbles
- Add detail bubbles to the problem bubbles
- Problem bubble should have 4-5 details including a solution bubble
2 How hard is it to solve problems?
Use Microsoft Education Skype in the Classroom Guest Speaker to talk with a government leader, world leader or community leader about problems they have solved and who helped .
Kids can ask questions and add to their brainstorm web
At the end of this lesson, students will choose which problem they want to solve.
3 Get it down on paper.
Using the Brainstorm web as a guide, write 1-2 paragraphs with details of the problem and a solution, including who can help with the solution. This is Draft 1.
Read aloud Draft 1 to a neighbor when complete.
Open Google Docs
Type Draft 1, fixing grammatical errors, misspelling, and refining details. Use editing checklist as a guide for revising peer's writing. This is Draft 2.
Read a friend's Draft 2 and discuss suggestions in details or grammar.
Students can then send revised Draft 2 via Google Classroom or email to teacher to grade using a writing rubric, then post onto the class Blogger website.
In addition, students can read their Presidential solution in front of the Presidential Seal at a podium to record with a camera and post on the blog
6 Rubric Grade system
This youtube video will demonstrate hot to use the Alice Keeler Rubric Tab or you can just use the rubric as its own spreadsheet.