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In our current unit of study (Political Parties) students will understand:How to critically analyze media to assess different viewpoints and detect bias, opinion, and stereotypesTo listen open-mindedly to views contrary to their own.Democratic values and processes.
•How to critically analyze media to assess different viewpoints and detect bias, opinion, and stereotypes.
•To listen open-mindedly to views contrary to their own.
•Democratic values and processes.
•The actions or inactions of individuals, groups, and nations can have intended and unintended consequences.
•How to make informed and reasoned decisions.
•That decisions are made for the common good.
•Why is it significant that only half of the eligible voters vote in elections?
•How does a candidate win an election? Why doesn’t the best candidate always win?
- In addition, students will obtain valuable skills needed for the 21st century workforce by:
1. Working with technology in order to create a project related to this unit
2. Working in collaborative groups in order to:
+complete their work
+learn the content
+help others by both teaching and learning from them.