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This Presidential Elections resource includes a 25 page slideshow, plus 7 pages of printables to engage your students while learning about the electoral process and Election Day. No fluff or filler here: this slideshow provides solid, high-quality content that will deepen students' understanding and simplify complex concepts during this important election year.
Colorful, highly engaging slides provide an overview of the electoral process from the time candidates declare their intent to run, to Election Day, to Inauguration Day, making this resource useful throughout the entire election year. Key vocabulary is introduced and defined in simple, kid-friendly language, simplifying these big ideas for students AND their teachers!
The road signs in the clever table of contents are clickable, enabling you to jump between specific sections within the slideshow.
Included in this elections resource:
• High-interest, 25-page “Road to the White House” slideshow
• A sampling of coordinating printables from my Presidential Election & Election Day Unit
- Road to the White House Graphic Organizer
- An Election Year Timeline (Cut & Paste)
- The Inaugural Parade Route (Washington DC Map and Map Skills Activity)
- Puzzle it Out! (Crossword Puzzle/Presidential Election Vocabulary)
- Election Vocabulary Word Search
- Fun, blackline “Road to the White House” cover page for packets
This slideshow presents much of the same information included in the reading passages of my Presidential Election & Election Day Unit (plus some of its printables), and would be an excellent way to introduce these big topics. Please click here to get additional Election Day reading passages and printables!
To maintain the image quality of these high-resolution graphics, this slideshow has been saved as a PDF. To use, simply project it onto your screen or SMARTBoard and click/scroll to advance through the pages.
Please see the PREVIEW above for a closer look!