It's an Ad Eats Ad World: Creating Presidential Campaign Advertisements


  • Sep 4 2010 9:30 AM

    Kathyleen Bishop

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the power and influence of television advertisements in presidential campaigns. Students then choose issues in the 2004 campaign and create promotional materials addressing these issues from varying points of view.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Teachers, Administrators


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions; Brainstorming