Why Don't People Vote?
Fourth graders conduct an investigation about the subject of voting. They attempt to answer the essential question of, "Why should someone vote in the first place?" The information is used to help students to develop critical thinking skills.
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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
I love this topic and don't think it is discussed nearly enough. Learners consider how boys and girls are stereotyped around the world and how marketing uses and promotes these stereotypes by how they package or present children's toys....
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
FAIRNESS AND DIVERSITY WITH ONE VOTE
Learners explore and discuss the importance of voting as an adult. As well as voting, they brainstorm why it is important for people to work together to solve problems. In addition, they discuss how cultures are different all over the...
K - 4th Social Studies & History
So You Want to Be President?: Lesson 15
Young scholars explore the election process. In this government and literacy lesson, students listen to the book Ruby May Has Something to Say by David Small and discuss the importance of clear communication of your personal feelings....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History