Get Out The Vote
In this get out the vote worksheet, young scholars study and discuss a chart covering the election years and answer six comprehension questions regarding the chart.
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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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Rate the Candidates
Instill the importance of getting to know the candidates before casting a vote with help from a instructional activity that examines the qualities, experience, concerns, and issues that make up presidential nominees and their platforms.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How does propaganda influence our vote? Through grand conversation, scholars gain information about what is and how to identify the different ways propaganda is used in a presidential election. Using their new-found knowledge, citizens...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The What and Who of Elections
As citizens living in the United States, it is our civil duty to vote. But how does the voting process work? After reading a five-paragraph passage on the basics of elections and voting, young constituents respond to 10 questions based...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Our Constitutional Connection Lesson 3: To Vote Or Not To Vote? That is the Question!
Students design colorful posters to "get out and vote" after studying the three amendments to the US Constitution that extend voting rights. They analyze the importance of voting to a healthy democracy.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
From Selma to Montgomery: An Introduction to the 1965 Marches
The 1965 Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery and the resulting Voting Rights Act of 1965 are the focus of a social studies instructional activity. The resource uses film clips to inform viewers not only about the discrimination...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History