Engage your students in a critique and analysis of the Electoral College with this great WebQuest and accompanying jigsaw activity. Working in expert groups, students utilize a provided grouping of websites (via Trackstar4Teachers) to research an assigned reform option, including maintaining the Electoral College. Once their research is completed, students merge into new groups to assess the various options via a chart and accompanying discussion. Activity allows students to make their own decision at end.
Product includes lesson plan, expert group handout, chart for comparing reform options, independent exit ticket activity, and directions for accessing provided websites. Rubric provided for assessing written assignment.
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