evaluating, analyzing, synthesizing, and drawing conclusions
Teaching about the presidential debates?
Then take a look at the following attached Social Education resources which we think you will find useful:
(Not so) Unprecedented: Media Analysis of the 2016 Presidential Race and Its Historical Precedents
Memorandum about the First Nixon-Kennedy Debate
Media Construction of Presidential Campaigns
Political Polling in Past and Present
Looking for perspectives that your students can more easily relate to?
Then visit Chase the Race at: http://www.chasetherace2016.com/#main-about where you will find student led interviews and other activities to get your students ready to participate.
Interested in having your students participate in a mock election?
Find out how at National Student/Parent Mock Election: http://nationalmockelection.org/. National student voting begins on October 24 and culminates on November 3,
Exploring more ways to teach about the election?
Then visit the Teaching for Democracy Alliance website where you will find recommended resources to help you define your student engagement strategy: http://www.teachingfordemocracy.org/resources.html
Try these resources that were recently published in Social Education.