2008 Election Research
Follow the directions below to communicate your research information.

1. Choose a topic.


2. Choose a
communication
tool.
Who are the Republicans?
What are the Issues?

Who are the Democrats?
What are the Issues?

John McCain-Background & Issues

Barack Obama-Background & Issues
Compare/Contrast Issues—Republican/ Democratic position


PowerPoint
Each partner creates 6 slides. Include
  • Introduction Slide
  • 2 Political Party Slides
  • 8 Slides covering 3 Issues (4 slides from each partner)
  • 1 Works Consulted Slide
Include visuals on each slide.
Each partner creates 6 slides. Include
  • Introduction Slide
  • 2 Candidate Background Slides
  • 8 Slides Covering 3 Issues (4 slides from each partner)
  • 1 Works Consulted
Include visuals on each slide.




Brochure
Use Publisher to create a
Tri-fold Brochure—6 panels total ; 3 panels from each partner
Page 1 left to right
  • Political Party background
  • Works Consulted
  • Introduction
Page 2 will cover 3 Issues (1 issue per panel)
Use Publisher to create a
Tri-fold Brochure—6 panels total; 3 panels from each partner
Page 1 left to right
  • Candidate Background
  • Works Consulted
  • Introduction
Page 2 will cover 3 Issues (1 issue per panel)
Use Publisher to create a
Trifold Brochure—6 panels
Page 1 left to right
  • Introduce candidates
  • Works Consulted
  • Cover
Page 2 Compare/Contrast 3 issues

Quiz



25 Question Quiz
Include 4 kinds of questions:
  • 8 multiple choice with 3 choices
  • 8 fill-in-the-blank
  • 8 matching
  • 1 essay
  • Works Consulted List
  • Answer list
25 Question Quiz
Include 4 kinds of questions
  • 8 multiple choice with 3 choices
  • 8 fill in the blank
  • 8 matching
  • 1 essay
  • Works Consulted List
  • Answer list

Interview
Write an interview script that will inform listeners about the Republican or Democratic party and its position on the issues. Practice. Create a podcast using Audacity. Include 10 questions and answers covering 4 issues.
Submit Works Consulted List.
Write an interview script that will inform listeners about a Presidential candidate and his views. Practice. Create a podcast using Audacity. Include 10 questions and answers covering 4 issues.
Submit Works Consulted List.


Song/Rap
Write lyrics. Practice. Create a podcast using Audacity:
Four stanzas, 1 refrain.
Each stanza will cover one issue.
Refrain will cover Political Party.
Submit Works Consulted List.
Write lyrics. Practice. Create podcast using Audacity.
Four stanzas, 1 refrain
Each stanza covers one issue.
Refrain covers candidate.
Submit Works Consulted List.