LAFS.7.RI.3.7 "Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video..."
SS.7.C.2.10 "Examine the impact of media..."

Students will look at teacher-given examples of political media. The teacher will discuss the various methods that politicians attempt to address constituents.

Scavenger hunt: Students will bring in examples or take pictures of political ads (signs, flyers, ads, billboards, etc.) Students will work in groups to assimilate their findings into a cohesive presentation using the media of their choice.

Students will compare and contrast the various media that they brought in. They will examine the effectiveness (impact) of these ads and how they influence government.