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Election Scavenger Hunt
Pupils 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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What is a class hearing and youth summit and what do they have to do with the presidential election?
After researching the presidential election process, class members develop questions and interview voters about their choice of candidate and the issues that concern them.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Great Electoral Race Kickoff
Do young people care about elections? Host a discussion about the role of young citizens in the electoral process with an engaging social studies lesson plan. As high schoolers read and respond to four statements about youth interest in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Human Rights Defenders Scavenger Hunt: A Computer Lab Activity
Learners explore human rights issues. In this human rights lesson, students use the Carter Center Human Rights Defenders website to complete a scavenger hunt that allows them to investigate the work of those fighting for human rights...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Internet Leaders Scavenger Hunt
In this leaders scavenger hunt worksheet, students research 10 different leaders important to history. First, they read each questions to determine who they need to search for using the Internet. Then, students write their response in a...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Reviewing the Election Process by NOW Classroom for PBS
Students take a closer look at presidential elections. For this election process lesson, students discuss the roles of the primary, caucus, polls, Electoral College, delegates, and lobbyists in the process. Students then access the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Does George W. Bush Have in Common With Past U.S. Presidents?
Sixth graders discover what it takes to become President of the United States. Using a database, they complete a scavenger hunt to determine what George W. Bush has in common with past Presidents. They also create a spreadsheet which...
6th Social Studies & History