We found 186 reviewed resources for u.s. presidential election
Nov. 2, 1976 | Carter Defeats Ford in Presidential Election
9th - 12th
After reading about the presidential race in 1976, learners think critically about presidential legacy. They read all of the provided background information, related New York Times articles, and then respond to a writing prompt via blog...
Presidential Elections and the Electoral College
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To understand the controversy surrounding the US 2000 presidential election, class members investigate the rationale behind the Electoral Collage, the intimidation involved in the election of 1876, and the 2004 American League...
Elections: Polling, Debates, Voting, and the Final Countdown
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Election season is a great opportunity to hone critical thinking skills in the classroom. Teach young citizens about the ins and outs of the American political system, provide information about current and historical presidential campaigns, and encourage them to be a part of the conversation with a collection of election-related resources. Note that the first few resources are designed for the 2016 election and presidential candidates, while the following resources are easily adapted to address the 2016 election.
Analyzing Presidential Campaign Propaganda
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Campaign propaganda has evolved from 1952 through the presidential election of 2008. A social studies activity prompts class members to analyze the devices used in ads and political cartoons, noting strategies they believe would work to...
Why Do Americans Vote on Tuesdays?
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Election Is in the House: The Presidential Election of 1824
9th - 12th
Learners read an account of the election from the Journal of the House of Representatives, analyze archival campaign materials, and use an interactive online activity to develop a better understanding of the election of 1824 and its...
How Has Technology Affected the Presidential Election Process in the U.S.?
9th - 12th
Students measure technological advancements as they consider how they impacted the election process in the United States. In this presidential politics lesson plan, students research technological changes since the 1900's and create...
Reviewing the Election Process by NOW Classroom for PBS
8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at presidential elections. In this election process lesson, students discuss the roles of the primary, caucus, polls, Electoral College, delegates, and lobbyists in the process. Students then access the listed...
Making inferences about the 2000 presidential election
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
“Hanging chads.” While these two words may be infamous to most of us, few middle schoolers understand their importance to the presidential election of 2000. As an exercise in drawing inferences, class members examine a Mini Page article...
The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson: Issues in the Election of 1828 (and Beyond)
9th - 12th
Students make a connection between changes in voting participation and the election of 1828. They describe regional factors evidenced by the voting results in the election of 1828 and analyze campaign materials from 1828 to explain the...