Saturday, June 09, 2007

6th grade history straw poll

On Friday, as a final class filler, I had my 6th graders write candidates for president about issues they cared about. I presented them with a list of names, addresses and photos of the top 5 Republican and top 5 Democratic candidates.

At the end of class, I had a stack of envelopes for mailing. The final tally…

9 for Barack Obama

5 for Hillary Clinton

1 for John Edwards

1 for Bill Richardson

None of my students wrote to any of the Republicans…