- Campaign building
- Platform identification and development
- Campaign speech
- Political Ad 30" to 1 minute
- Oxford debate points
You are responsible to research and develop your candidate's platform, upon which your campaign is built. What you "stand for" is predicated upon your platform. Your platform should be developed from a specific research of your individual candidate's record as well as his promises. You should also include a paragraph of hypothetical current "WWCD?" today synthesis. "What would Candidate Do?"
In class today, you need to spend your time wisely, researching, developing, modeling, expanding, researching, researching, and, of course, researching. Then you should research. Follow up with research, and end the class with research.
Here are two important documents to help you in your analysis:
Sample Platform Document
Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" Speech
Also, read the Rhetorical Grammar chapter one posted here. Complete exercises 1, 2 on paper. Bring these with your on Friday.