Students read a humorous Op-Ed article mocking the problems of the presidential election. They write their own humorous Op-Ed pieces on the subject of their choice.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 27 Downloads
If it is an election year and you're teaching American government, then you'll definitely want to take a look at this project. Class members will research a chosen candidate and create a profile for him/her, then collect and analyze...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Basil Heatter, "The Long Night of the Little Boats"
“It was a miracle.” Basil Heatter’s “The Long Night of the Little Boats,” which details the miraculous rescue of the British army from the shores of Dunkirk in 1940, is featured in a series of exercises that ask class members to read,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 Hyper-Partisan Politics of Prohibition
A full and thoughtful instructional activity includes links, handouts, guided viewing worksheets, and great extension activities. Upper graders will examine extreme politics, propaganda, hyper-partisanship, and the 1928 presidential...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Why Do Americans Vote on Tuesdays?
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...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable