Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (10-28-2014)

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California Student Mock Election!


Students will practice being participating members of society by studying the issues and candidates that will be voted on by the California general public on November 4, 2014.


Task #1 – As a class we will be exploring the issues and candidates that will be on California’s next ballot on November 4, 2014.

Video #1 – Proposition 1: Water Bond. Funding for Water Quality, Supply, Treatment, and Storage Projects

Text Website #1 – Proposition 1

Video #2 – Proposition 2: State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account

Text Website #2 – Proposition 2

Video #3 – Proposition 45: Healthcare Insurance. Rate Changes

Text Website #3 – Proposition 45

Video #4 – Proposition 46: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits

Text Website #4 – Proposition 46

Video #5 – Proposition 47: Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties

Text Website #5 – Proposition 47

Video #6 – Proposition 48: Indian Gaming Compacts

Text Website #6 – Proposition 48

Task #2 – Once we have explored the issues through text and video each student will get a California Mock Election Ballot to cast.

Student Resources:

Website – Compare/Contrast on California candidates for Governor:

Website – List of Participating Schools

PDF – California Mock Election Information – Oct 28, 2014

Ticket out the Door:

Go to, type in room name “a89559b4″, then type in your first name and last initial. Answer the questions that follow and hit “submit”. Then log out. Today’s teacher question: “In your opinion what was the most important proposition you saw on today’s ballot?”

Results: Ticket Out the Door – Period 1 – Criminal Behavior (10-28-2014)

Mock Election Results:

Mr. Tyler - Mock Election Governor Results (10-28-2014)

CCHS Mock Election Governor Results (10-28-2014)

Mr. Tyler - Mock Election Proposition Results (10-28-2014)

CCHS Mock Election Proposition Results (10-28-2014)


C.C.S.S. –

RH 11-12.6 – Evaluate authors’ differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors’ claims, reasoning, and evidence.