Let's Talk About Election 2020 Curricular Resource Toolbox

Join us for an informational educator webinar Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 4:00 PM PST! We'll give an overview of the program then dive into the professional learning opportunities, challenge resources and timeline. Sign up here.

This toolbox facilitates:
     How to set up the challenge in your classroom
     How to set students up for success
     How to get support as an educator
     How to assess student work

Program Set Up

Teacher Instructions and FAQs
Standards Alignment
Materials Release Permission Form
COPPA Release Form 

Student Facing Materials

Video Styles With Myles
Student Challenge Submission Example (Kayla Xu, Irvington High School)

Letters to the Next President showcase (2016)

Student Handout Packet
  Student Prompt and Project Guidelines (handout)
  Examples (Audio and Video)
  Analyze a Commentary (worksheet)
  Example Script (handout)
  Commentary Graphic Organizer (worksheet)
  Journalistic Evidence Explainer (handout)
  Peer-to-Peer Feedback Worksheet (worksheet)
  Mark Your Script for Narration (handout)
  Audio and Video Conventions (handout)
Classroom Infographics
  Commentary How To
  6 Elements of Voicing a Script
Issue Analysis
  Current Events and Debatable Resources Library (PBS Learning Media)

Professional Development & Teacher Support

Developing Youth Voice With Audio & Video Commentaries
Audio Essentials: Basics of Recording
Video Essentials: Basics of Shooting
Sample Student Assignment Sequence (Teacher Created)

Assessment Tools

CCSS Rubric
Civically-Engaged Writing Analysis Continuum (National Writing Project)