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Interest Group Bumper Sticker Game
I use this game as a way to familiarize my students with 10 specific interest groups that they would be likely to hear on the news (ex. NRA, NOW, PETA, etc.). The students LOVE the slogans of the bumper stickers, and I love the fact that they are thinking critically as they match up the bumper stick
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Find a Buddy Who - The Election Year
Get your students talking about the election. Students are up, moving around, and interacting with other students. Mandy Neal ~ Cooperative Learning 365
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Election 2016 Candidate Comparison
Students can use this file to compare the 2016 Presidential Candidates before voting in a mock election.
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Government and civics community values bell-ringer activity
Choosing Values is a ready to use activity to engage students in analyzing the importance of individual values to a community and its government. Students use place 10 different values in order of importance from most important to least important for a government to hold. Students write about thei
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The Candy Election - Freebie!
We hold a candy election every year in my classroom and the kids love it! Students will split up into three teams based on their favorite candy. I use Skittles, M&M’s and Gummi Bears, but feel free to white-out those candies and pick your own! Next, the kids will work together in their teams t
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Election/Voting Leveled Reader's Theater {FREE}
A leveled readers theater that describes the process for a first time voter. Perfect for learning about the voting process and electing officials, such as the President. Leveled PartsTime to Vote!•Emily - 1st Grade•Mr. Crenshaw - 2nd Grade•Booth - 3rd Grade•Ballot - 4th Grade************************
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"Candy" date Election Lesson Plan Preview
A fun, hands-on, and interactive Social Studies mini-unit lesson plan to promote primary and general elections using candy and persuasive advertising strategies to enrich students.
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Right to vote?
This is a lesson designed to get students to understand the importance of the right to vote by...denying their right to vote! In order for students to connect to history, it is best to get them to experience it in some fashion. This lesson will allow students to explore injustice, privilege, and how
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Think, Write, Share: Presidential Qualities
Get your students thinking about the role of president. What qualities should a president have and why. A great way to get the students engaged before the lesson begins! I send it home so the students also discuss the ideas with their families! Get the conversations flowing at the dinner table!
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Mock United Nations Simulation
Over of a Mock United Nations activity that runs similar to a student congress session.
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Women's Suffrage Jeopardy Game
This jeopardy game is easy to work and is a useful tool to review material taught in a unit focused on women's suffrage. This game focuses on important terms, women, and events in the women's suffrage movement.
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Propaganda Techniques used in Campaign Ads
This is one of my favorite lessons for Government class! Students learn about the tricks political campaigns use to convince voters to vote a certain way. Included is a power point featuring seven different propaganda techniques (along with their explanations), links to a website where students watc
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Create Your Own Presidential Campaign Commercial 2012
This activity is a step-by-step guide for creating a presidential campaign commercial. The activity includes: -A description of campaign commercials and explanation of their importance -An interactive webpage for watching campaign commercials from past elections -Resources that explain current cam
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Student Council Elections
Student Council elections can be fun, but can also lead to conflict in the classroom. By incorporating Student Council elections into your Social Studies curriculum, you can engage the entire class. This allows you to focus on building community with the class as a whole, versus rushing through a
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Right to vote?
This is a lesson designed to get students to understand the importance of the right to vote by...denying their right to vote! In order for students to connect to history, it is best to get them to experience it in some fashion. This lesson will allow students to explore injustice, privilege, and the
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South African ID Book
A kid friendly ID book to use when teaching about democracy and voting.
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Theme Voting Ballot
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Voting Schedule
This can be used for special needs learners to show them the process of voting
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Project: President
I used this with Mickey Mouse, GI Joe, Barbie, Bugs Bunny, and Mr. Potato Head to teach about the presidency and other topics.
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Presidential Elections: Interdependent Crossword Puzzles Activity
Have your students engage with the content and with one another in this authentic cooperative group activity! This activity is structured to have your students be truly interdependent as they work together in their groups. Included is a thirty question STUDY GUIDE that they will go over togeth
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A Critical Analysis of Presidential Campaign Advertisements
This lesson asks the students to utilize the website The Living Room Candidate to view and analyze presidential campaign ads since 1952. It is an ideal activity to accompany a unit or lessons on presidential campaigns and elections. It includes group work, a presentation to the class and individual
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Political Party Paper Dolls
Fun sorting activity for students to match the correct "campaign shirt" to the political party leader. Political Parties included: Federalists, Anti-federalists, Democratic-Republicans, Democrats, Whigs, and Republicans. Pages are divided so that all coordinating objects (party leader stick figure,
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BC: Grade 5 Canadian Government Unit Plan (British Columbia)
This is a complete unit plan for teaching government to Grade 5's in British Columbia. The content may be easily adaptable for Grade 10 Government as well. This unit is research-based/interactive debate unit that teaches students about the three different roles of Canadian gover
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Elections and Campaigns Project
This is a project meant to be used as the culmination of the study of elections, campaigns, and public opinion polls. The materials can be used with a class of students or multiple classes of students. Students conduct their own election using information that they have learned about participating
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