Election Time Using a Database
Third graders work together to research candidates for the current election. They enter their data into a database and share the information they have gathered with the class. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
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Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique instructional activity, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Biography Bio-Cubes: Using Resources to Research Famous African-Americans
After being assigned a famous African American each student use books, the Internet, and Magazines to find out why that person is famous. They create a bio-cube, list resources, then engage in a "Line Dance" where they will move about...
3rd 21st Century Skills
The Presidential Election Process
Learners examine the presidential election process and discover that presidential elections are decided by the electoral college and not popular votes. They see that each state has a number of electors, and understand how this number is...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Skyscrapers from New York to California
Third graders use an online database to gather information on skyscrapers. Using the information, they choose one building and record its height and location. In groups, they design a city skyline including the skyscraper they choose....
3rd English Language Arts