Program Flyer: So You Know the Election?

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Content Provider
Contact Information
Matt Schullek
dl@ohiohistory.org
800 E. 17th Ave.

Columbus, OH 43211
(800) 640-7679
Program Title
So You Know the Election?
Program Type
Individual Program
Program Rating
   based on 13 evaluation(s).
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, ParentseniorsPublic Library: Library Patrons
Maximum Number of Participants
We prefer groups of 35 or fewer participants but can make exceptions.
Minimum Number of Participants
Minimum of 6 participants
Primary Disciplines
Social Studies/History
Video Clip
Program Description
Test your knowledge of the people, policies and events from the Presidential elections of the past and present by scheduling So You Know the Election. Your students will compete against each other as they answer questions about the election process, the history of past elections, voting requirements and responsibilities, candidates, and more.

Program Format
1. Categories, scoring, and rules of the game show are reviewed.
2. Round One - 15 minutes
3. Commercial Break
4. Round Two - 15 minutes
5. Commercial Break
6. Final Round
7. Closing comments
Objectives
- explore the election process
- explore the history of past elections
- explore voter requirements, responsibility, and rights
- emphasize the value of voting
- encourage involvement and discussion about the election process
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns
A review of the concepts of the following standards are covered during the course of the presentation...

From the Center for Civil Education

CIVICS
Grades K - 4
NSS-C.K-4.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN

Grades 5 - 8
NSS-C.5-8.1 CIVIC LIFE, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
NSS-C.5-8.2 FOUNDATIONS OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
NSS-C.5-8.3 PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY
NSS-C.5-8.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN


Grades 9 - 12
NSS-C.9-12.1 CIVIC LIFE, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
NSS-C.9-12.2 FOUNDATIONS OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
NSS-C.9-12.3 PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY
NSS-C.9-12.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns
A review of the concepts of the following standards are covered during the course of the presentation...

Ohio
Social Studies
Grade Four
Government
Role of Government
2. Explain why elections are used to select leaders and decide issues.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Participation

1. Describe the ways in which citizens can promote the common good and influence their government including:
a. Voting;

Grade Five
Role of Government
1. Explain major responsibilities of each of the three branches of the U.S. government:
a. The legislative branch, headed by Congress, passes laws.
b. The executive branch, headed by the president,carries out and enforces the laws made by Congress.
c. The judicial branch, headed by the Supreme Court,interprets and applies the law.

2. Explain the essential characteristics of American democracy including:
a. The people are the source of the government's authority.
b. All citizens have the right and responsibility to vote and influence the decisions of the government.
c. The government is run directly by the people or through elected representatives.
d. The powers of government are limited by law.
e. Basic rights of individuals are guaranteed by the Constitution.

Grade Eleven
History
Analysis and Interpretation
1. Evaluate the limitations and the opportunities that result from decisions made in the past including:
a. Electoral College;

Government
Systems of Government
11. Explain the role of elections and political parties (including third parties) in facilitating the democratic process.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Participation
3. Explain how an individual participates in primary and general elections including:
a. Registering to vote;
b. Identifying the major duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for a particular position;
c. Becoming informed about candidates and issues;
d. Declaring or changing party affiliation;
e. Obtaining, marking and depositing a ballot.
Program Length
45 - 50 minutes
Program Cost
By Request: $125.00
Program Fee Notes
As a part of our Back To School pricing special, program requests received before September 30, 2016 will receive $25 off the normal program price. Normally, the fee for this program would be $150.00

Program invoices will be sent out after program has been delivered.

Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.

Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.
Cancellation Policy
We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.
Is recording allowed?
No

Program Delivery Mode(s)
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)

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