A project to help students learn about their local areas and the structure and functions of the government. A good fit for English Language Development students to work on language skills and expand content area knowledge.
What Do New Residents Need to Know About Local Government?
You have been hired to create a “Welcome to Our Area” brochuredetailing what new residents need to know about local government in your area. Work with a group of 2 or 3 other students to collect, organize and publish an informative brochure, poster, Powerpoint or web site.
Each brochure must include the following items:
An descriptive overview of the local area
Important information about the government: leaders, departments and services provided, budget information, and key issues.
At least three visuals - pictures, maps, graphs, charts, etc.
Links to web resources about the local area