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March 2, 1877: Hayes Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election
After reading an interesting article comparing the disputed presidential election of 1877 to a similar event in the year 2000, kids blog a response. They read the article, check out the embedded links, then respond to four related prompts in blog format.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Who Wants to be President?
Fourth graders create a campaign, run for president, attend a political convention, and vote in a made up election. In this election lesson plan, 4th graders simulate the whole concept of an election and everything it takes to vote for President.
4th Social Studies & History 6 Views 33 Downloads
Unit 8: Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact
Students explore, brainstorm and assess the roles they play in their community, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, as well as the impact they can have on their local communities and globally by the choices they make. They participate in a local community service project with global connections.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 47 Downloads
Executive Government: Three Levels of Government
Students identify and classify the powers and responsibilities of all three levels of executive government in Australia. In this executive government lesson plan, students discuss the various services that the government in Australia provides.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 63 Downloads
The Executive Command
Take on the role of president of the United States with this interactive online game, which will acquaint your learners with the various responsibilities of the executive branch of government. While not an in-depth or complex resource, it could be a fun way to summarize all the major tasks that the president must complete, such as negotiating peace treaties, gaining support from Congress, and directing bills to the appropriate government departments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Getting Out the Vote: An Election Day Classroom Experiment
Students explore through a hands-on experiment why voting is important. They examine the potential impact of deciding not to vote. They they have the opportunity to vote in a mock presidential election if they choose to.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 45 Downloads
The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job
Students examine the roles and responsibilites of the president of the U.S. They identify and discuss the three branches of U.S. government, view and discuss a White House Photo essay online, and create a class book entitled, 'If I Were President.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 57 Downloads
Young scholars demonstrate knowledge of candidates and issues by making an oral presentation. They fill out a voter registration card and turn it in to a designated person, perform jobs that imitate precinct workers and vote responsibly.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Who is Responsible for Protecting Teens From Online Predators?
Class members learn how to challenge a speaker and how to respond to a challenge in an academic conversation skill-building exercise. After reading an annotated academic text and a fact sheet about protecting teens from online predators, pairs share views on who is responsible for this protection.
7th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 4 Downloads
Election Poll, Variation 2
When a random sample isn't enough, your math class can compare the data from a physical simulation to decide if the probability is still likely. The lesson plan is part of a probability series that focuses on one question and different ways to test the likelihood of election votes.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Eighth graders explore the impact of exercising voting rights. In this election lesson, 8th graders research the importance of voting and use technology tools to share their findings about national, state, and local election campaigns.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
CongressLink Lesson Plan: Using Political Propaganda During Elections
When did political propaganda start? How many types of propaganda are there? Kids are asked to analyze the various types of elections and election propaganda that voters see each year at election time. They compose an essay describing each type of propaganda and commonly used propaganda techniques.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Redistricting: Drawing the Lines
Difficult redistricting concepts are covered in a context that will make it understandable to your government scholars. They begin with a KWL on the term redistricting and then watch a video to answer some questions. They analyze political cartoons using a graphic organizer (included), focusing on satire.
7th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Designed
By George, I Think We Have It: Bicentennial quarter reverse
Voting is one of the major reasons the US adopted public education. Educate your class populace, they will analyze the images on a bicentennial quarter and think about the contributions George Washington made to the United States. They then hold a class election, make a ballot box, and cast votes.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Young Voters Make A Difference
Students research recent statistics on voting by those 18 to 24. They survey senior students to determine their intent to vote in the next election. Students display the data in charts and graphs. They write the results and share it with local politicians.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Daily Show Effect on American Politics and Political Culture
Political satire has been around for many years and is gaining popularity as more satirical television news show are aired. Ask your class to analyze the role of political satire and humor in American politics. The resource provides articles to read as well as some links to relevant video clips.
9th - 12th Language Arts 37 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Growing Voters and Election 2004: Get Out the Vote
Students examine the voting process, the reasons citizens should vote, and participate in a community drive to sign up new voters. After looking at websites, students create a poster that outlines the reasons to vote, participate in a debate on voting, create brochures and PowerPoint presentations, and set up a voter information and registration table at a local store.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Popular Votes vs. Electoral Votes
Students explore popular votes and electoral votes. In this voting lesson, students investigate the difference between popular votes and electoral votes. Students hold their own election where students vote on types of brownies.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 32 Downloads