ERIC Number: ED457067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
In Praise of Political Parties. Grade 12 Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this lesson plan, each student must decide which political party he/she will join or whether to register as an independent. Each student will be part of a group analyzing one current political party and presenting to the class this party's solutions for the problems confronting the United States today. The political parties for analysis are: Democratic; Republican; Green; Libertarian; Natural Law; Reform; and Socialist. Students are provided with detailed instructions, online resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's notes describe the unit's purpose, explain the application of history/social science standards, and suggest teaching strategies. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elections, Grade 12, High Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Political Parties, Political Science, Role Playing, Social Studies, United States Government (Course), Voting
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.