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119 resources with the keyterm elections

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A Positive Spin

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election before discussing an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally, they...
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Let the Campaign Begin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the many steps involved in the electoral process. They examine past president's campaigns and write an announcement speech for the candidate of their choice.
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May The Best Character Win

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the financial committment to running a campaign. They discuss the difference between electroal and popular votes. They realize how involved a political campaign is!
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Cast Your Vote

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Impress upon your learners the importance of researching candidates in an election and considering not only which issues are most important to them as voters, but also which issues are most important to the candidates.
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Political Parties Rest in Peace

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Before Democrats and Republicans, there were Whigs, Dixiecrats, Federalists and Anti-Federalists, Populists, Prohibitionists, Progressives, and the list goes on. Your young historians will discover the evolution of political parties in...
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Does Racism Affect How You Vote?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What conditions support racism? What specific actions can we, as a society, take to encourage greater racial tolerance? Using polling data and sociological studies in his research, Nate Silver illustrates the effect racism can have in...
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Why Do Americans Vote on Tuesdays?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do Americans vote on Tuesdays? As your class will learn from this video, this specific voting day in United States presidential elections stems from no substantial historical origin. Instead, speaker Jacob Soboroff brings attention...
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The Presidential Campaign Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students play a game. In this election lesson, students play the Presidential Campaign Game. Students learn about the politics and process of electing a president.
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The Power of Television Debate

For Students 8th - 10th
After reading a seven-paragraph selection titled, "The Power of Television Debate," the class completes six comprehension tasks. They answer questions, use new vocabulary and adjectives in sentences, and engage in a debate with a peer. 
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The Election Is in the House: 1824: The Candidates and the Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list some changes in presidential election laws and/or procedures since 1796, and cite examples from presidential campaign materials from 1824.
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The Importance of Inauguration Day

For Teachers 5th - 9th
As Inauguration Day approaches, prepare your learners by researching the protocol of years past.
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The Last Word: Using Critical Thinking and Analysis to Reach a Decision

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Want to explore the process of writing a persuasive essay and tie it in with the upcoming elections? Class members use Venn diagrams and the hamburger model of persuasive writing to write a five-paragraph essay on elections and...
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What Are the Issues?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Investigate and report on three issues related to a current election. Elementary aged learners research information about specific issues, develop an opinion, and write a persuasive essay using supporting details and evidence to support...
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The Presidential Campaign Game

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Upper graders play a game as a way to facilitate understanding of US Presidential Campaign issues and strategies. After being divided into small groups, a candidate will be chosen to run for office. Each group creates propaganda to get...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Fair Elections?

For Students 9th - 12th
Rigged elections make for both intriguing current events and hilarious political cartoons. In this analysis worksheet, pupils read background information to help them grasp a cartoon about rigged presidential elections in 2007 by Russia,...
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Voter Turnout

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Explore politics by analyzing the voting process. Pupils discuss the purpose of casting votes in an election, then examine graphs based on the data from a previously held election's turnout. The lesson concludes as they answer study...
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Presidential Speeches

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Listen to and analyze a presidential speech in order to explain the principles held by the president and the historical context in which the speech was made. Then hold a campaign and election simulation involving featured presidents.
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Lights, Camera, Campaign

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students employ their technology skills to produce campaign commercials. In this political campaign lesson plan, students discover the appropriate uses of video cameras and create fictitious campaign commercials.
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Election Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars examine newspapers and other resources for articles about the election. They collect articles and photos from both presidential candidates. They also search for political cartoons and discuss what they find.
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Voting and Elections: Vote to Make a Difference

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners use a ballot to make a choice about two items to vote on. In this voting lesson plan, students discuss comparing choices between two items, the benefits and drawbacks to each, and make tally marks to total the votes.
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Election Vocabulary Quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this elections instructional activity, learners complete a ten question multiple choice quiz pertaining to elections in the United States.
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Voters, Ballots, and Elections: Matching

For Students 6th - 8th
After studying voting and elections in the United States, have your class show what they know. They match 15 terms related to voting, ballots, and elections to the proper definition. This is a great way to practice vocabulary or content...
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Election Issues

For Teachers 4th - 8th
View and examine video of presidential and vice-presidential debates. Learners select one issue from the debate and write a paragraph about whether they agree or disagree with the candidates. The class then holds a mock election debate,...
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Elections: In the UK

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Voting, members of Parliament, and elections are the topics of this interesting presentation. Follow the British voting process from turning in a ballot, to the jobs of the members of Parliament. Whether you live in the UK or not,...