Teacher: Sarah Roy, Strafford Elementary School
Editor: Rachel M. Stanton, M.Ed.
Differentiation:For students needing more of a challenge, provide more questions or ask for more in-depth reflections about their experience.Students with reading challenges can work with the support of an educational assistant or work with a partner during the Win the White House Game. Students can complete Win the White House reflection orally with classroom teacher or support staff.
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In Win the White House, students take on the role of presidential candidate from the primary season all the way through to the general election. The player strategically manages time and resources to gain control of as many electoral votes as possible over a ten-week campaign.
Full lesson plan for Win the White House
“Win The White House” worksheet
Do you want to be the next President of the United States? This refreshed version of Win the White House challenges you to build your campaign by: (1) Building arguments to support timely issues that are relevant to you; (2) Strategically raise funds to support your campaign; (3)Keeping campaign momentum through targeted media campaigns and personal appearances; and (4) Polling local voters to see what issues resonate.
Win the White House Campaign: Reflections worksheet
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