Civics October 2008-09

COMMITMENT - ACTION - SUCCESS CHRIS BRUNETTO for PRESIDENT COMMITMENT - ACTION - SUCCESS CHRIS BRUNETTO for PRESIDENT

 

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Politics and Popular Culture

Debate Tonight - same activity sheet!

After viewing the 2008 presidential and vice-presidential debates:

Compare the questions asked in 1960, and the questions asked in 2008. How are they similar? How are they different? How have our expectations of candidates changed since 1960?

 

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Resource for Campaign ABC-Clio  Password: user name: mercurio; password: merklhs

political jargon

The Living room Candidate

ZOHO (can be used for organizing/posting/discussing)

Resources (variety of sources)

Generation Vote The Youth Agenda

Pop and Politics

FactCheckED

ChannelOne Youth NewsSite

Crystal Ball 08

6 B

Politics and Popular Culture

 

 

7 A

 

8 A

 

 

9 B

Submit Paper by 1:00 PM

Begin Mock Campaign

 HW: Nominee Speech due 3-5 Minutes: What is your vision? Include the issues agreed upon in class.

Those of you interested in organizing the campaign please visit ZOHO -- we will need a blog and I am wondering if ZOHO would be a better option? Let me know.

 

10 A

Resource for Campaign ABC-Clio  Password: user name: mercurio; password: merklhs

political jargon

The Living room Candidate

ZOHO (can be used for organizing/posting/discussing)

Resources (variety of sources)

Generation Vote The Youth Agenda

Pop and Politics

FactCheckED

ChannelOne Youth NewsSite

Crystal Ball 08

 

13 B

Mock Campaign

 

14 a

15 B

Mock Campaign

 

16  A

Electoral College Map This is a great map!

17 B

Mock Campaign

The Merkitarian Party Blog

Commitment. Action. Success

HW:   Research your issue, compile data used to support (that it is clearly relevant nationally and locally); determine a plan that will resolve the issue - Advertisement/Blog post (see day three objectives) should reflect this issue as well as the political party vision: Commitment. Action. Success

CHRIS: Need to post pix off yourself and 50 word (approx) bio to the blog.

THERE ARE NO OFF DAYS!

WILD CARD(1)

WILD CARD (2)

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Resource for Campaign ABC-Clio  Password: user name: mercurio; password: merklhs

political jargon

The Living room Candidate

ZOHO (can be used for organizing/posting/discussing)

Resources (variety of sources)

Generation Vote The Youth Agenda

Pop and Politics

FactCheckED

ChannelOne Youth NewsSite

Crystal Ball 08

20 A

THERE ARE NO OFF DAYS!

 

 

21 B

Mock Campaign

All students will:

Think Tank research and Blog posting:

Produce an issue based  commercial to be posted on the Blog

Collaborate on Community Canvassing Plan: designate responsibilities for school-wide canvas.

HW: Create and distribute Community with flyers, petitions, posters; pass out buttons

22 A

THERE ARE NO OFF DAYS!

Distribute Community with flyers, petitions, posters; pass out buttons

23 B

Mock Campaign

 

Think Tank research and Blog posting

Today's Task

Wild Card 3: Family income of 50k or more not eligible for federal student loans.

24 A

THERE ARE NO OFF DAYS!

Distribute Community with flyers, petitions, posters; pass out buttons

 ISSUE COVERAGE BLOG POSTS DUE!

DISPLAY CASE SHOULD BE COMPLETED

Resource for Campaign ABC-Clio  Password: user name: mercurio; password: merklhs

political jargon

The Living room Candidate

ZOHO (can be used for organizing/posting/discussing)

Resources (variety of sources)

Generation Vote The Youth Agenda

Pop and Politics

FactCheckED

ChannelOne Youth NewsSite

Crystal Ball 08

 

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Prep For Debate(11/3)

Today's Task

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Register Voters TODAY

The Merkitarian Party

Username: merkitarian08@live.com
Password: civics08

Vote by 10/30 @ 5:00

National Youth Election

Directions for Voting

 

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Prep for Debate(11/3)

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National Youth Election

Directions for Voting

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Prep for Debate (11/3)