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Seventh Graders Research, Predict Election

December 16, 2012
The Post-Journal

Washington Middle School seventh-graders in Daiman Parinella's social studies classes recently received a "real-world" lesson on the political process to coincide with the 2012 presidential election. Students completed a unit on the election cycle where they learned about the different political parties. They also researched each presidential candidate's platform and looked at both sides of many issues that were important to voters in the election. Mr. Parinella showed portions of all three presidential debates, and students debated their individual opinions on the different issues important to the American public during the campaign.



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