Debate 2012 at Lynn University

October 22, 2012 • 9 P.M. EDT


ACTIVITY 1 – Party Symbols

  • SS K A 2 5 Recognize the importance of U.S. symbols.
  • R F K 1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.

The student will, after gaining an understanding of the differences between the two political party symbols, correctly color each symbol (Appendix A). The student will then trace the name of the party for which the symbol represents and then write the party name on their own.

ACTIVITY 3 – Why do we vote?

  • SS K C 2 1 Demonstrate the characteristics of being a good citizen.

The teacher will discuss with the students information about the presidential candidates and their campaign promises. The students will discuss which candidate will be the best man for the job (i.e. education; what will the candidate do for your school/education?) They will then discuss how voting is the only way to get their candidate chose into office.