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  1. Public Policy Think of a school policy… and why it exists. Ex. No running in the hallways Why does this policy exist? To keep students safe… 1/5 Day 1

  2. Public Policy Schools have policies…….and so does the government. Policies that address our concerns and issues are called Public Policies. Public Policy – The attempt of government to address a social or public issue through a law or series of laws. 2/5 Day 1

  3. Public Policy Discussion Think about where you live. Identify something that has changed as a result of the government. Ex. A speed limit change, enforced curfew, noise limitations or pet restrictions… 3/5 Day 1

  4. Public Policy Text Review Using the textbook’s Index (page R76) locate a “Students Take Action” feature that interests you and read it and be prepared to share what you learn. Discuss how students can affect their communities. 4/5 Day 1

  5. Public Policy Home Learning Activity • Identify a problem in your neighborhood, community, or city that you believe can be fixed via public policy. • Collect 1 piece of evidence to validate the problem. • Ex. Digital photo, article, testimonial from a neighbor, audio recording… 5/5 Day 1

  6. Public Policy – Day 2 Think, Pair, Share What is the problem that you identified to be solved through public policy? 1/13 Day 2

  7. Public Policy Report It Out Discuss possible class identified problems in detail? 2/13 Day 2

  8. Public Policy Vote On It Choose your top three favorites class identified problems…... 3/13 Day 2

  9. Public Policy Vote On It As a class, come to a consensus on the one class problem we will work on. 4/13 Day 2

  10. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! We will create a public policy proposal that could be used to present to a state/local government official. 5/13 Day 2

  11. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! Product: Binder, Trifold Board, Video Requirements: Data, Solutions, and Letter 6/13 Day 2

  12. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! • Tasks: • Survey the community for supporting info. • Create a video highlighting the problem • Collect data about the problem • Develop three solutions to the problem • Write a letter to the mayor, commissioners representative, senator…discussing our ideas 7/13 Day 2

  13. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! Tasks Detailed: The Survey Group will: Develop a set of questions to gauge the community’s concern/interest about the problem Administer the survey Tabulate the data and graph it. 8/13 Day 2

  14. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! Tasks Detailed: The Video Group will: Create a storyboard/script/outline Film a 30 sec. video depicting the problem Edit the film with WeVideo.com Publish the video. 9/13 Day 2

  15. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! • Tasks Detailed: • The Data Collection Group will: • Record “Quantifiable” data from reliable sources • This could include # of incidents, people impacted… in a given time and space. • Create a chart of the results. 10/13 Day 2

  16. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! Tasks Detailed: The Solutions Group will: Research possible solutions to the problem List advantages and disadvantages to each solution The class will choose the best 1 on Day 4 11/13 Day 2

  17. Public Policy The Public Policy Project! Choose your top three choices of tasks – you will be assigned to one task group tomorrow at the beginning of the period. 12/13 Day 2

  18. Public Policy Home Learning Activity • Share the project with a sibling, parent, or guardian • Ask them what they think of the problem. • For any question you ask, be sure that it is “open-ended”.Write down your questions and the answers you get. You must have at least two questions and two answers (can be with the same one person) 13/13 Day 2

  19. Public Policy – Day 3 Pair And Share Based on your conversations from last night, share some of the opinions about the problem? 1/4 Day 3

  20. Public Policy Work Day 1 of 3 • Survey Group: Develop questions and create survey and administer tonight. • Video Group: Make storyboard/outline for video. Obtain camera/phone for recording, tomorrow. • Data Group: What data are you going to collect and how are you going to do it? • Solutions Group: Look up solutions to the problem 2/4 Day 3

  21. Public Policy Progress Meter Report It Out Each group needs to share their progress with the class and assign tasks for the HLA. We Need to be Here WE ARE HERE 3/4 Day 3

  22. Public Policy Home Learning Activity Complete your assigned task. Each group will report to the entire class first thing tomorrow about your progress so far. 4/4 Day 3

  23. Public Policy – Day 4 Report It Out Share what you did last night. 1/5 Day 4

  24. Public Policy Work Day 2 of 3 • Survey Group: Analyze your data. Draw conclusions about your data. Begin to graph it. • Video Group: Film your video and begin to edit. Can use WeVideo.com • Data Group: Analyze your data. Draw conclusions about your data. Begin to graph it. • Solutions Group: All solutions should be identified and their pros and cons listed. Class will vote on best solution at the beginning of class today. Then develop an Action Plan of how to carry out your solution – who, what, when, where, why and how 2/5 Day 4

  25. Public Policy Vote On It Class Vote -choose your favorite solution to our class problem. 3/5 Day 4

  26. Public Policy Progress Meter Report It Out We Need to be Here Each group needs to share their progress with the class and assign tasks for the HLA. WE ARE HERE 4/5 Day 4

  27. Public Policy Home Learning Activity Tomorrow is the last day! Complete your assigned tasks tonight. All materials must be complete and final when you walk into class tomorrow. We will be working on assembling our board in class first thing tomorrow. 5/5 Day 4

  28. Public Policy – Day 5 Report It Out • Share what you did last night. • Set new tasks to ensure completion by the end of the period today. • Create a binder and tri-fold board (Product Group – groups 1-3). • Video group will become the letter writing group 1/4 Day 5

  29. Public Policy Work Day 3 of 3 • Survey Group: Finish graphing your data. Post your information with a caption on the board and put a copy in the binder. • Video Group: Have you video approved by the teacher. Then you will become the Letter Writing Group. • Data Group: Finish graphing your data. Post your information on the board with a captions and put a copy in the binder. • Solutions Group: Post your three possible solutions and your Final Solution with an Action Plan of how to carry it out on the board and put a copy in the binder. • After all groups finish these tasks, you will become the Product Group – see next slide 2/4 Day 5

  30. Public Policy Work Day 3 of 3 • Letter Writing Group (was video group): • Write a professional letter to a state representative, the mayor/city manager, or commissioners about the problem and our selected solution with its Action Plan. • Product Group (all other groups combined): • After you finish your initial tasks today then….. • Make sure all components are on the board. • Add a title and captions to the board • Add visuals to make the board look appealing 3/4 Day 5

  31. Public Policy Progress Meter Discussion WE ARE HERE Go over entire board/binder/video/letter as a class and make sure your project is complete. CONGRATULATIONS! 4/4 Day 5