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Program Flyer: So You Know the Election?

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Content Provider   Creative Learning Factory (Formerly the Ohio Historical Society)  2009-10 Honorable Mention, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14 Honorable Mention
Contact Information   Matt Schullek
dl@ohiohistory.org
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43211
United States
Phone: (800) 640-7679
Fax: (614) 298-2963
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 11 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, seniors, Public 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
Secondary Disciplines   Community Interests
Video Clip  
Program Description   Test your knowledge of the people, policies and events from the 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. This is a great opportunity for teachers to test and inform their students about the concepts and events of the Presidential elections of the past and present.
Show what YOU know about the election by scheduling So You Know the Election.
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
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list in alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $150.00
Program Fee Notes   As a part of our annual Early Bird scheduling special, program requests RECEIVED BEFORE September 30th, 2014 will automatically receive $25 off the regular cost of the program. This pricing special does not apply to our Can She Trust You or Holiday Origins program series.

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 (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   For H.323 video conferencing systems (Polycom, Tandberg, Cisco, LifeSize), groups should dial into us directly via IP connections or through a bridging agent, at an ideal connection speed of at least 384 kbps.

Our programming is also available to groups who do not have access to video conferencing equipment through the use of free cloud-based video conferencing software. Software configuration and connection instructions will be sent out once we have received your program request form.

We require a test call be scheduled with us at least one week prior to the date of your program in order to verify that we can maintain an acceptable connection between our sites.

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