ERIC Number: ED457069
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Advising the President: A Simulated Cabinet Meeting. Grade 12 Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this lesson plan, students role play members of the Cabinet of the President of the United States. Cabinet members must define and defend their highest priority programs for the coming fiscal year. Students must identify a pressing current issue before their particular Cabinet department and prepare an action plan, with possible alternative courses, that can meet budget constraints. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, online resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's notes describe the unit's purpose and suggest teaching strategies. (BT)
Descriptors: Federal Government, Grade 12, High Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Political Science, Presidents of the United States, Role Playing, Simulation, Social Studies, United States Government (Course)
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.