Due Date: End of the Period Monday September 20th You will research one of the four main candidates from the election of 1912. After researching about your candidate and his major beliefs, you will create an original political campaign advertisement about your assigned candidate from the Election 1912. Some of you will be assigned to create a positive ad while a few will be asked to create a negative advertisement.
What you need to do:
Create a video campaign advertisement based on the research you complete on your assigned candidate.
Should be about 1 minute long and include transitions and effects.
Each Campaign Ad should include the following:
Pictures – There should be an adequate amount of pictures that match up with the topics being discussed
Text – There should be an adequate amount of text to get the required information to the audience and this text should be concise and to the point.
Music/Soundtrack – There should be music to go along with the visuals of the presentation that is appropriate for the topics being discussed
Historical Information – (For negative campaign ads, you would be taking a negative viewpoint on all these questions.)
Personal Information / Qualifications
Some personal info about the candidate – Where is he from? Where did he grow up? What other things has he done in his life? Political party?
What makes your candidate qualified for the office of the President?
What has he accomplished in his life already?
What actions has he taken already? (particularly if in elected office before)
Outline of the candidate’s beliefs/plans – What will he do when in office? What does he support?
Reasons why people should vote for you – Why should people vote for you over the other candidates?
William Howard Taft
Eugene V. Debs
How you are to do it:
First, you should complete the research planning sheet on your candidate, gather pictures from the Internet, and download music you might use for your presentation.
Then, using Microsoft Movie Maker, create your video presentation based off your planning sheet you completed.
Finally, save in Period Folder on Student Apps (N: Drive)
Wednesday – Explain/Assign ads, begin research, begin gather pictures / music
HW – WORK ON PLANNING SHEET
Thursday – Finish all research, Finish gathering pics & music
Friday – Import all pics & music into Movie Maker
Begin creating video presentation (pictures ordered, beginning text)
Monday – Finish putting pictures, music, & text in order on MovieMaker
Add transitions & effects, Make sure you “Publish Movie” and save it into the Period Inbox