4: We, the People - Politics in the USA

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Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable students to:

  • elaborate on and discuss political issues and systems in the English-speaking world, with a special focus on the United States
  • use a nuanced, well-developed vocabulary to communicate on political issues
  • summarize, comment on and discuss differing viewpoints on political issues
  • elaborate on and discuss linguistically demanding texts with a political perspective
  • use information based on figures and statistics as a basis for communicating on political issues
  • present a major in-depth project with a topic from Social Studies English and assess the process

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The 2014 Midterm Elections

Below are links to both a preview of the Midterm Elections on November 4, 2014 and an analysis of the Elections after they were held. Tasks are included.