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Lesson 1: Candidate Blind Match

This lesson has students examine the candidates’ positions on issues without any preconceived notions about who each candidate is.

Skills
Evaluating Sources
Researching
Topics
Campaigns and Elections
Democr. Foundations
Learning Tools
Graphic Organizer
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.10

Read appropriately complex texts.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)

D3.1.9-12.

Gather relevant information from multiple sources representing a wide range of views while using the origin, authority, structure, context, and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection.

D1.3.9-12.

Explain points of agreement and disagreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a supporting question.

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