Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


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Choose one Cabinet department to present to your peers. The presentation may be a poster, well-designed overheads, PowerPoint or Hyper-Studio show, or a backboard. You will orally share this presentation, so each member should have a part to report.

Your group presentation should include the following information:

  • a Mission Statement of the Department
  • a list of at least 10 things affecting our daily lives that this department would handle
  • find a current news release and a summarize its focus
  • a list of the sub-organizations under this department
  • each group member will find one job opening listed for this executive department and make a list of the qualifications and salary
  • find out who is the current secretary and include a brief summary of his/her biography

Your group presentation should meet the following criteria:

  • It should contain all the required information listed above.
  • Be sure your information is accurate.
  • Design a way to present the information that is both useful and visually appealing.
  • Be careful to write information in your own words when requested to do so.
  • Each group member should carry his or her load of the responsibilities.