Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Presidential Primary 2016

Grades 4-6- NH Presidential Primary 2016

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
On Tuesday, February 7th, 2016 New Hampshire voters will go to the polls to choose a Republican and Democratic candidate to run in the presidential election.  New Hampshire has the distinction of being the first primary in the country! Learn more about the candidates and what a primary is all about.

Tim and Moby explain Primaries and Caucuses- 
click here to watch (you need to sign in-ask Ms. Casassa for login information)
After we watch the video, use the Google Form below to take the quiz with the class.  DO NOT GO AHEAD.  All the choices are not printed on the form! 

Learn about the candidates:  Use the chart you received in class to see who is running for president in the NH Primary.  Find out who has dropped out of the race.  Use the resources below to learn more:
Student News Daily:  The 2016 Presidential Election 
NY Times:  Who is running for president?
FOX News 2016 Presidential Candidates
CNN 2016 Campaign videos

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