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Empowering Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do you prepare your students to become informed and involved citizens? You could check out the ideas in this collection of materials from the non-profit Classroom Law Project.
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Election Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th Standards
Election Day, the first Tuesday after November 1, is the focus of a short PBS video that details why that date was chosen, where ballots can be cast, and why it's important to vote.
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Write an Election Day Letter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For some, getting to the polls to vote is no easy task. Voting may mean needing to choose between a job and civic duty. But what if Election Day was a national holiday? After reading an article about the pros and cons of designating...
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Election Day: Improving Elections in the United States

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A clip from the documentary Election Day launches a study of the challenges faced by voters in the 2004 presidential election. The first clip, "Voter Registration in Ohio," focuses on the experiences of several would-be voters at a...
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Election Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this Election Day worksheet, students read a short story about a girl who runs for president of her class. Students answer 5 questions about the story.
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Getting Out the Vote: An Election Day Classroom Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore through a hands-on experiment why voting is important. They examine the potential impact of deciding not to vote. They they have the opportunity to vote in a mock presidential election if they choose to.
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On This Day: Barack Obama Becomes the First African American to Win a Presidential Election

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The election of Barack Obama in 2008 was a watershed moment in African American and American history. Using clips from the acceptance and concession speeches, as well as the words of outgoing president, George H. W. Bush, budding...
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What do cartoonists see in this election?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Cartoons from the 2008 Presidential election provide the text for a lesson designed to help learners understand how political cartoonists use persuasive techniques to present a point of view.
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Election Report

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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Election Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Election Day. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
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The Election Is in the House: The Denouement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the US Presidential election of 1824. They explain why the election of 1824 was decided in the House of Representatives. They summarize relevant portions of the Constitution on presidential election procedures.
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The Election Connection

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a mock election. In this election lesson, students vote online in a mock election, graph the results, and compare their results to the nationwide results.
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Election Day

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
In this election day worksheet, young scholars watch TV reports on election day and record the electoral votes at a given time. Students then predict who the winner will be.
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November 3 - Election Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt instructional activity, students learn that November 3 is Election Day in the United States. Students write if they would choose to vote if they were 18 years old and why it is important for the citizens of the...
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Election of 1800

For Teachers 5th - 8th
New ReviewThe 2020 election is not the only unpredictable one in history. The Election of 1800 highlighted an unforeseen event in a presidential election. The activity reviews documents from the elections and what happened when the electoral...
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Why Local Elections Matter

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Uncle Sam wants everyone to vote in local elections! Geared toward middle and high school scholars, the resource explores voter turnout and the importance of local elections. Academics participate in group discussion, complete...
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A Crooked Election

For Students 7th Standards
Some people want to win by any means necessary. Seventh graders explore the ways politics can take a corrupt turn with a short story about a school election. As they decipher the candidates' motivations and promises, individuals answer...
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March 2, 1877: Hayes Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election

For Students 8th - 12th
After reading an interesting article comparing the disputed presidential election of 1877 to a similar event in the year 2000, kids blog a response. They read the article, check out the embedded links, then respond to four related...
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The Troubled Elections of 1796 and 1800

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Congress does more than create new laws. Political scientists delve into the elections of 1796 and 1800 to understand how political parties, the Electoral College, and personal agendas affected the election process. The resource also...
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Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
With election security looming large for 2020, pupils decide what should be done to protect them from foreign interference. A series of videos, including interviews with national security officials, elected representatives, and experts...
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Mini-Lesson: Midterm Elections

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Find out the differences between presidential and midterm elections with an informative resource. Pupils discuss the importance of midterms to the presidency and how midterms affect the balance of government branches. They also fill out...
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The Importance of Inauguration Day

For Teachers 5th - 9th
As Inauguration Day approaches, prepare your learners by researching the protocol of years past.
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So You Want to Be President?: Lesson 15

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the election process. In this government and literacy activity, 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....
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All Eyes on Iowa

For Students 9th - 12th
Guid your learners as they become informed members of our community. They'll consider each of the seven questions as they read the New York Times article "All Eye on Iowa." This article relates topics dealing with the 2012 presidential...

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