Engage your students in this in-depth project-based learning activity where they get to propose reforms to the American election system. In this activity, students work collaboratively to create their own interest group and develop a persuasive campaign to present before the "Presidential Commission on Electoral Reform." Great activity for promoting critical thinking about American elections and how they can be reformed.
This activity comes with plenty of scaffolds to support student progress and thinking in creating their presentation. These include: student brainstorming guide; PowerPoint blueprint form; a project checklist; and guide to developing strong questions to ask of other groups. In addition to the project, additional final assessment options are provided, including: a class deliberation and an individual student writing assessment. A guide to implementing in the classroom is provided. Rubrics are included.
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