Election 2016

The Electoral College: How does it Work?


Your question: How does the electoral college work?
Keywords: electoral college


1. Make sure you have your note taking page open in another tab.


2. Search first!

http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary 
Keywords: electoral college
REMEMBER! You are READING and then typing keyword notes! NO COPYING!

Notes should be in key words and phrases, not complete sentences.

3. Since we are practicing, I have also included a video for you

REMEMBER! You are WATCHING and then typing keyword notes! NO COPYING!

YouTube Video

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/does-your-vote-count-the-electora...


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What does the 2016 electoral map look like?
Check out these electoral maps:
 CNN
http://www.cnn.com/election/interactive-electoral-college-map/
538
http://www.270towin.com/
 FOX
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/07/07/fox-news-electoral-map-clinton-has-2016-edge-but-many-toss-ups-in-play.html

   Electoral College over time:

YouTube Video

                           


4. Next, let's organize our notes.....


Create an outline!

Outlining



5. Ready to present?
If you have completed your outline, you will have a number of options to present. (Coming soon!)



 Don't forget to cite your sources:
1. Britannica
2. TedED
Book:
1. Author
2. Title of book (italicized)
3. Publisher, date of publication 
Online Encyclopedia:
1. Author, if available
2. Title of article in quotation marks
3. Name of encyclopedia (italicized)
4. Name of publisher, date of publication, if available
5. Date of visit 
 Internet Article:
1. Name of author, if available
2. Title of article in quotation marks
3. Title of home page (italicized)
4. Date you visited
5. First part of the http adresss

http://www.citationmachine.net/mla7/cite-a-website/manual
Citation Machine


Bonus:
* Do you have a follow-up question?


YouTube Video

“What If the Electoral College is Tied?” —  http://www.cgpgrey.com/subbable 







http://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/president
Research Steps:

  • Goal Setting
  • Research
  • Organizing
  • Product

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