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Community Leader Jobs
Community is a vital part of any primary classroom. As the year progresses leadership also becomes a vital part of the classroom discussion and environment. This unit helps students understand the character traits of a leader. It also teaches the many important responsibilities leaders in their s
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2016 Presidential Election Voting Activity with Ballot for K, 1, 2, 3
This voting activity is the perfect lesson for use around Election Day with students in grades kindergarten, first, second or third. A ballot with the Democratic and Republican candidates is included for students to vote for President in the 2016 November election. After ballots are collected, stude
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Understanding Political Cartoons ~  It's No Laughing Matter
This PPT is a complete lesson of how to analyze a political cartoon. It focuses on the key things to look for such as: symbolism, exaggeration, labels, irony, etc. The lesson walks the class through 2 cartoons together and then prompts the students to do the next two on their own with the answers
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Election Day Activity:  Duck for President Friendly Letter
This is a great activity to use before, on, or after Election Day. Or even any day in November! After reading Duck for President, we vote whether or not Duck should be president. During this voting process the students give reasons why or why not. Then we use the graphic organizer to plan our fri
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Characteristics of  a Successful President
This is a great lesson to do now with the upcoming inauguration of President Elect Obama. This lesson helps students explore and discuss the characteristics of a good leader. By the end of the lesson the students will be able to explain in writing and a picture what qualities or characteristics a
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Propaganda and Political Ads
This is a lesson that extends a lesson on propaganda for students. It utilizes political ads from the past to apply student knowledge of propaganda to those political ads. This is a lesson that delves into critical thinking skills while testing recall memory at the same time. Students will find o
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Perceiving Presidential Debates
There is a long history of debates in American politics, but in a world filled with campaign ads, direct emails, Facebook fan pages, and twitter followers, what is the debate really for? The value of these debates lies in the candid view we have of the candidates. Facebook statuses are written by ca
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Why is it Important to Vote - Writing paper
This is a worksheet you can give your students to express the importance of voting. Students will draw a patriotic picture at the top of the page and then write a paragraph about why it is important to vote on the lines below.
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2012 Political Party Platform Comparisons
Students are provided with excerpts from the platforms adopted in 2012 at the national conventions of the Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, and Green Parties. They are also given a worksheet (adaptable by the instructor for group-work, whole-class discussion, individual work, etc) to compare and c
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If I were President
Activity for students to reflect on what life would be like as president. Students can think about questions individually or with a partner. The area behind podium allows the student to draw and imagine what it would look like if they were president. Perfect for Election Day! Provided in color and i
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Vote for me!
Do your students know how to right a persuasive speech? Do they understand how an election and voting works? Well, this lesson will kick off a great study on a presidential election. Students will learn about what it takes to be a president, how to write a speech and even have a classroom election.
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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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Election Ballots and Tally Graph
This lesson will help you teach who is running for president, and allow your class to vote. After all the ballots are in, there is space to tally up the votes for each candidate and see who won the election in your classroom! Great practice with making and reading tally graphs, as well as votin
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Susan B. Anthony - Cesar Chavez - #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths
#kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths This lesson will introduce students to Susan B. Anthony and Cesar Chavez, their beliefs and their many accomplishments. Students will put together a puzzle to introduce them to Anthony, and use print or internet resources to research her as well. Students will d
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Lesson Plan for Presidential Election Game
Battleground 2016 is a free game available on the iTunes store that simulates running the last eight weeks of the Presidential election. Players have to develop a weekly itinerary, "raise money" and plot their strategy. Chance news events and election day upsets are all part of the twists and turn
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Student Debate - Civics Government
In this activity your students will research and present a 'televised debate' 4-6 students will be candidates, 6-9 will be issue advisers who do research on specific topics and help prep their candidates, the rest of your students will be in groups who will use opensecrets.org to research how intere
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I Do Solemnly Swear...(Statistics Project)
This is a statistics project that can be modified to fit grades 6 to 12. This can also be done by hand or in excel. It would be a great assignment to use as a unit project or as a group presentation. It is a cross curriculum activity that will combine history and math together to give the kids a
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Presidential Pamphlet
President, Presidential Seal, Constitutional Requirements Students will create a color pamphlet in which they reinvent and label a more current version of the presidential seal. Also included in the pamphlet are the Constitutional requirements of the President and the student's own requirements...
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Interactive Read-Aloud: Esther Morris Gets the Vote by Linda Arms White
This Interactive Read-Aloud lesson is designed to be taught for 30-45 minutes over 3 days. It teaches the IB Learner Profile attribute of being a risk-taker using the children's book Esther Morris Gets the Vote by Linda Arms White. This would also be a great supplement to use while teaching about
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Fake News Exit Ticket
This is the Exit Ticket that goes with the Fake News lesson on my page.
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Political Ideology - Janus Figure
Have students compare their political ideology using a Janus Figure. Students are to create consevative and liberal bodies that utilize current issues and propagnada to develop a two headed political figure. This activity can be adapted for American History or World History when comparing ideology t
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Voting Rights and Voter ID Laws
In the Voting Rights and Voter ID Laws lesson, students interview family members or neighbors about their experiences voting, and then analyze real footage from polling locations in neighborhoods around the country. Students then learn about the history of voting rights in the United States, drillin
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The 1932 Election with Hey Arnold!
Present the big election of 1932 through the context of Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold! Students will be filling out graphic organizer describing the characters Mr. Simmons and Mr. Wartz, then draw comparisons to the historical figures Hoover and Roosevelt. Works great with nearly any secondary level for
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Government Doodle Notes
Great way to engage students in note taking with a twist! Completely editable, these Powerpoint based notes include pages on each branch of government, the Constitution, and representation in general from local to federal government.
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