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Lesson 10
Take Action - Creating Campaigns

How Will you Pitch Your
Campaign to Others?

Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Collaborate to plan the content of their pitch

Overview/Purpose:

This lesson provides students with an overview of how to ‘pitch’ or promote their campaign to others. Students start planning for an in-class pitch and a pitch for a Rock Your World expo.

Guiding Questions:

  • What is a pitch?
  • How can you plan for an effective pitch?

Recommended Time:

45-90 minutes

Common Core State Standards:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.5
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.7
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.8
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.9
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.5
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.6

 

Materials:

Pitching Your Project Handout

 

Technology Required:

Computers recommended

 

Lesson Design:

  • Distribute and review Pitching Your Project handout with students.
  • Each group works on composing a draft for their pitch, with a focus on the content noted in the handout.
  • Students should come to class the following day with written ideas for the formal pitch.