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
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
evidence that is
evidence that is
Very good design,
There are 0 – 1
2 – 3 errors in
errors in spelling,
1 requirement not
2 requirements not
fully developed and completely explained.
Layout & Design
evidence that is Writing
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
grammar. More than 2 requirements not met