presidentcand Mr. Gwaltney
AHS Government,Civics, and American Studies  
 
This activity is designed to acquaint you with the major presidential candidates in this year's election.

The objectives for this activity are:
1) To effectively use the internet to research presidential candidates
2) To discover a presidential candidate's position on the following issues: education, health care, social security, taxes, poverty, gun laws, environment, race relations, foreign policy, campaign finance reform, and other issues
3) To develop and create a graphic organizer describing  5 issues that a presidential candiate plans to address if elected.
4) To write an essay explaining why you would/wouldn't vote for a presidential canidate
5) To research and create a graphic using a spreadsheet program like Appleworks that demonstrates the importance of money or describes sources of campaign funds for your candidate

After completing first two activities, work on objectives 2, 3, and 4 (above).  Search the web, helpful sites are listed below.
My Quia activities and quizzes
Presidential Match: session election issues
https://www.quia.com/quiz/484917.html
Go to www.presidentmatch.com and complete the section titled "Presidential Match". Then, go to www.c-span.org/classroom/lessonplans/activities/wash-side2.html and complete the student assignment there. Then do quia quiz.
Candidates and Party
https://www.quia.com/pop/2665.html
Complete the pop up activity. This makes sure that you know which of candidates are republicans or democrats.
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES
https://www.quia.com/jg/29554.html
Concentration game to improve knowledge of President candidates.
Political Ideology: session political ideology 2000
https://www.quia.com/quiz/631699.html
Read and study chapter 5, pages 120-127. Take the quiz over these pages
The Great Presidential Jeopardy Game
https://www.quia.com/cb/3290.html
PRACTICE YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AND PRIMARIES HERE
Useful links
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