Help Wanted

Name _____________________________________ Help Wanted: President Warm-Up What comes to mind when you think about the ...

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Name _____________________________________

Help Wanted: President

Warm-Up What comes to mind when you think about the qualities that make someone a good leader? List them below:

Your Task You have recently been hired to create a help wanted advertisement to find a highly qualified and experienced person to become the next president. Your task is to create a help wanted ad describing the constitutional requirements, presidential powers and more. You’ll also consider the actions and accomplishments of the current or a previous president. Make the help wanted ad visually appealing so people are drawn to it and notice it. Requirements to include in your ad

Title

Three characteristics and/or skills necessary to be a successful president (refer to warm-up)

Three constitutional qualifications needed to become the president

Five powers/responsibilities of the president. Refer to Articles II and III in the Constitution.

A summary of three actions and/or accomplishments of the current or previous president to help the candidate know what is expected from him or her. Name of President:

At least three illustrations or pictures that relate to the written information ________ A special border, fancy font, or other way to grab attention to the ad _________

Reflection (when done with ad) If you could ask the current president or a previous president three meaningful questions to help you understand the executive branch better, what would you ask?

Consider the qualifications required to be president. If you could add or delete one of the qualifications, what would it be and why?

If you were president, what significant and current issue would you try to improve? Why?

Rubric: Help Wanted Ad 4 Includes significant

Includes effective

evidence that is

evidence that is

mostly developed

mostly developed

and explained.

and explained.

Exceptional design,

Very good design,

Adequate design,

layout, organization

layout, organization

layout, organization

and neatness.

and neatness.

and neatness.

There are 0 – 1

2 – 3 errors in

errors in spelling,

spelling,

punctuation,

punctuation,

capitalization or

capitalization or

grammar.

grammar.

All requirements

1 requirement not

2 requirements not

met.

met

met

fully developed and completely explained.

Layout & Design

Mechanics

Requirements

2

Includes effective

evidence that is Writing

3

Total ___________ /16

1 Includes limited evidence that needs to be more fully developed and explained. Design, layout, organization and neatness need to be improved.

4 – 5 errors in

6 or more errors in

spelling,

spelling,

punctuation or

punctuation or

grammar.

grammar. More than 2 requirements not met