Teaching With: ‘How to Win an Election’

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From The Learning Network

“In this short documentary, a leading political strategist explains how candidates use the art of storytelling to help swing elections. Encourage students to connect this film to the current presidential campaign and to consider what stories the competing candidates are pitching to voters.”

Students Watch the eight-minute documentary and take notes using the provided Film Club Double-Entry Journal. Follow-up questions to the film are provided for further student reflection.

Go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/23/learning/teaching-with-how-to-win-an-election.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Flearning&action=click&contentCollection=learning&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0

tags: fake news, media literacy


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