ELECTION Process! How do we Elect a President?Webquest

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Gail Hennessey
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4th - 9th, Homeschool
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This was a great resource. It was engaging for the students. It really helped them to understand the election process.
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Teaching citizenship?

Students will learn about the election process including requirements to run for office, requirements to vote, the Succession Act, the Electoral College and more. There are 14 web questions, a Did You Know? fact section and comprehension questions. The Teacher Page includes extension activities, the keys and additional links.

NOTE: If you'd like a student version so you can use it with Google Classrooms and not have the teacher section with the key, just email me via Q/A and I will be happy to send you a cooh.

BOOM CARD SET on PRESIDENTS: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Boom-Cards-Presidential-TRIVIA-5717725?st=e1cac0aa9e303f2dbc65d7a9164adcd8

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10 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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