Tuesday, November 4, 2008

American Government 11/4

In Class - Watch Voting PSA's
Discuss the election

Things to turn in: Individual - 3-5 page paper, works cited, rough draft, poster.
Group - Video, rough draft of script, 3 one page article summaries, works cited, group evaluation (Wednesday)


Extra Credit - Watch the news coverage of the election tonight. Write a one page reaction responding to the following questions: Why is this election so historic? What makes this election different than all the others? What kind of voter turnout is there? What is the overall emotion at polling places? Why? Why is voting important? Is this the outcome you expected? Are you satisfied with the outcome? Why or why not? Will the new president affect your view of this country? Why or why not? This extra credit is due by Thursday, November 6.

All extra credit must be at least one page in length. If not, you will not receive credit. The more you write, the more extra credit. Let me know what you think about this election. Let me know what you think.

Follow the election:

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