Mock Caucus Simulation

Main Objective

Students will be able to describe how the caucus process works to choose the presidential nominee for both the Republican and Democratic Party.

Additional Objectives

  • identify the steps in the caucus process.
  • evaluate the effectiveness of the caucus process.
90
Minute Curriculum

Activities

Download Lesson Plan.

-Warm-up

-Republican Caucus Simulation

-Democrat Caucus Simulation

Register Your Class so you can upload results

Upload Results to the Secretary Of State’s website

Materials

-“Who Do You Support?” Worksheet

Register on the Secretary of State’s Website

-Upload results here

#MyCandidate Poll for students (from Day 2)

60
Minute Curriculum

Activities

Download Lesson Plan.

-Warm-up

-Republican Caucus Simulation

-Democrat Caucus Simulation

Register Your Class so you can upload results

Upload Results to the Secretary Of State’s website

Materials

-“Who Do You Support?” Worksheet

Register on the Secretary of State’s Website

-Upload results here

#MyCandidate Poll for students (from Day 2)

30
Minute Curriculum

Activities

Download Lesson Plan.

-Warm-up

-Republican Caucus Simulation

-Democrat Caucus Simulation

Register Your Class so you can upload results

Upload Results to the Secretary Of State’s website

 

Materials

-“Who Do You Support?” Worksheet

Register on the Secretary of State’s Website

-Upload results here

#MyCandidate Poll for students (from Day 2)

Standards


Iowa Core: SS 9-12. PSCL.1
Understand the rights and responsibilities of each citizen and demonstrate the values of lifelong civic action.
Iowa Core: SS 9-12. PSCL.5
Understand strategies for effective political action that impact local, state, and national governance.