There’s an empty lot in the center of town. Your city wants to use the space to build either a parking garage or a youth center. Students support the building of one or the other by creating a campaign ad.
- Lesson overview for teachers
- Power Point to introduce students to the topic
- Data Collection/Planning sheet for students
- Peer-Rating sheet
I typically use this activity when students are learning about cars or buildings in town. Great activity to practice persuasive writing and speaking.