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Your Vote Counts!
Students build an election campaign around their favorite TV characters. They acquire knowledge about candidates, slogans, qualifications, and voting using the activities in this lesson plan. Thus, they simulate the election process.
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Teaching Elections in Washington State
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,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
If You Give...Series Teaching Guide
If you give teachers a few good ideas, they can really bring a story to life. Included in this resource are dozens of activities to use as your class reads books in the If You Give... series. From holding puppet shows and creating comic...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)
Here is a unit designed to support English language development. Scholars speak, move, and write to learn more about topics that focus on community and local concepts. The series of lessons aids to reinforce concepts including consonant...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
By George, I Think We Have It!
Students examine the Bicentennial quarter and identify George Washington and his contributions to the United States. They discuss the Revolutionary War and voting. They practice open and secret voting and write a paragraph on why voting...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
By George, I Think We Have It: Bicentennial quarter reverse
Voting is one of the major reasons the US adopted public education. Educate your class populace, they will analyze the images on a bicentennial quarter and think about the contributions George Washington made to the United States. They...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
The Class Election from the Black Lagoon Storia Teaching Guide
One of my favorite things about this resource is that they use a standardized lexile to help you determine who should be reading what book. I also love this great teacher's guide for the book, The Class Election from the Black Lagoon. In...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Every Vote Counts Lesson Plan
Students conduct weekly opinion polls or surveys about topics that are important to classmates. Using the information gathered, they design a bulletin board display. On the display, they show the poll questions, the names of the groups...
1st - 6th English Language Arts
Your Vote Counts! Election Activity
Students participate in a simulated election. They serve as 'checkers', marking off names of those who vote, a ballot person hands out ballots, and ballot sorters and counters. Teacher rigs up a voting booth where voters mark ballots...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History