Lesson Plan

Candidate Reflection Essay

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After writing about which of the 2020 presidential candidates the class has researched most closely represents their ideas, young political scientists take a 2020 Presidential Election Candidate Quiz to determine what candidate they in fact match most closely with on issues.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have individuals reflect in their journals about their score on the 2020 Presidential Candidate Quiz and what the score reveals about what they have learned about the candidate
Classroom Considerations
  • ProCon is a non-partisan site that carries information about presidential candidates, issues, statement
  • The quiz also reveals how closely they match with other candidates
  • No rubric is included for the reflection essay