For a high school government class, students work in groups of 2 to 3 to create and run a presidential campaign. This activity allows for students to research, collaborate, and perform for their peers while analyzing the political parties in the US. This lesson has students creating propaganda, writing and performing speeches, creating jingles, creating video commercial propaganda, and other forms of propaganda, as well as participating in a debate.
Basic Rubric included with this lesson!
Take 3-5 class periods to complete this activity. More or less depending on the detail you are wanting out of this assignment.
Download the Free Political Party Ideology chart for students to fill out along with their research for this project.
Presidential Campaign Project
by Lexi Ceaglske
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