110309 Gov Mock Election 100m

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110309 Gov Mock Election 100m

  1. 1. Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 11/04/09 , Topic: Election Summary 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #38 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
  2. 2. Agenda 1) General Election Speech 2) Midterm Elections 3) Test 3-Delayed to Thursday What you will be able to do: 1) What are midterm elections? Reminder 1) Great work Tuesday!
  3. 3. Review 1) Win Party’s Nomination in the Primary Elections ( Jan-June ) 2) Campaign for General Election ( June-Nov ) 4) Voters on Election Day Vote ( Nov ) 5) Electors of the Electoral College Meet to Vote, 270/538 Needed ( Dec ) 6) Winner Takes Oath at Inauguration ( Jan ) 7) Campaign for Reelection ( Jan ) Each election begins earlier, making it more costly. Increasing significance of campaign donors.
  4. 4. Work #38a , Title “ Video: 2008 Media Clips ” 1) Copy Source Title: Varied Sources 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections Choices: 5:24, 9:17, 36:20
  5. 6. Mr. Chiang’s 7 Speech Tips 1) 3 Part: Opening > Argument > Closing 2) Think of your audience and use local examples 3) Stories are remembered 4) Cite authoritative evidence 5) Call audience to action 6) Repetition, pauses, tone 7) Speak slowly and make eye contact (or try looking over heads) Last, the majority of speech is body language, not words.
  6. 7. Work #38b , Title “ Endorsement Speech ” 1) Write down what you think are the most applicable tips for you to improve your seaking. 2) Write brief endorsement speech for 1 of them. FORMAT i) Write: Quick strong opener ii) Next, write the body: a) What happened (background) b) What should we do (recommendation) c) Why (keep to less than 3 main points) iii) Last write: Quick strong closing Build in pauses, rises, falls, repetition, phrases, narrative (story telling) is often most memorable. Mr. Chiang will RANDOMLY read a few out loud.
  7. 8. Notes #38a , Title: “ Congressional Elections Notes ” 1) Incumbency Rate : Rate that person in office is reelected, incumbents raise more money+name ID 2) House Races (Every 2 Years) : Avg Spent: 1 Million. Incumbency Rate: 98% ( rely more on PAC ) 3) Senate Races (Every 6 Years) : Avg Spent: 3-6 Million. Incumbency Rate: 88% 4) Midterm Elections: H+S races happen each presidential election, but also each even yr between pres. election, your vote for congress (and state/local candidates) matters ( low turnout ) The last Cupertino City Council race and school measure passed with less than 400 votes! One day CA may become a contested swing state, especially if a CA politician runs for president.
  8. 11. Work #38b , Title “ Video: Congressional Race ” 1) Copy Source Title: Can Mr. Smith Go to Washington Anymore? 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections
  9. 12. Annually… $120 Billion for Medicine for Seniors If spend on college students…. Given there are 12 Million College Students $10,000 Tuition Credit For Every Student Local Tuition UC $8,000 (leaving $2,000 for books, misc) CSU $3,800 (leaving $6,200 for books, misc) Top Cooking School (CIA) $11,000 (many much cheaper) Top Mechanic School (UTI) $15,000 (many much cheaper)
  10. 13. HOW CAN GOVT NOT HAVE MORE IMPACT THAN THAT? NOT TO MENTION THE GOV… TAKES 1/4-1/3 OF YOUR PAYCHECK GOV DECIDES HOW YOUR CREDIT CARDS, CELL PHONE CONTRACTS, & LOANS WORK YOUNG PPL MAKE UP OUR MILITARY GOV FUNDS OR NOT FUNDS ALT. ENERGY AND MEDICAL RESEARCH GOV DECIDES WHAT’S LEGAL OR ILLEGAL GOV CAN REGULATE WHAT YOU CONSUME, WHO YOU CAN BE WITH, WHAT YOU CAN DO
  11. 14. You don’t vote because politicians don’t respond to you. Politicians don’t respond to you because you don’t vote. So your generation needs to vote! Adults like all human beings worry about themselves, we need you to stand up for your future, which is well being of America’s future.
  12. 15. TEST PROCEDURES 1) Bubble 4 last digits of your student ID and write your name , period . 2) Remember to copy “ Title ” from the test on to your answer sheet . 3) Write your name on the test itself, but do not write anything else on it. 4) Leave Question 1 on answer sheet blank BEST WISHES!
  13. 16. TEST DEBRIEF 1) Make sure your test and scantron have been turned in. No papers, pens, pencils may be out. 2) For security reasons, your test will be voided if any electronic devices or note taking is seen during the debrief. Thank you. QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TEST?
  14. 17. Work #39a , Title “ Video: By the People ” 1) Copy Source Title: HBO 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections Choices: 5:24, 9:17, 36:20
  15. 18. Homework: 1) No homework.

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