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.
Task #2 – Once we have explored the issues through text and video each student will get a California Mock Election Ballot to cast.
Website – Compare/Contrast on California candidates for Governor: VotersEdge.org
Website – List of Participating Schools
Ticket out the Door:
Go to m.socrative.com, 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?”
Mock Election Results:
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.