Teaching Elections in Washington State

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Prepare even our youngest citizens to participate in the democratic process with this powerful packet of materials. Kids consider what it means to be a good citizen, examine voter qualifications, investigate initiatives and referenda, analyze sources, and take part in a mock election.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Preview the entire packet and select those activities and exercises appropriate for your grade level
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed for Washington State, many of the activities and exercises may be used for any state
Pros

  • The 54-page packet includes lessons and activities for all grade levels, sample voter registration forms, discussion questions, resource links, and directions for staging a mock election
Cons

  • None
Common Core