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It's an election year, which means you have the perfect opportunity to host a candy bar-themed mock election in your classroom! This versatile resource can be used in any grade between kindergarten and 6th grade, and you'll be able to teach about the electoral process in an engaging way!

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What resources did I include in this product for you?
The following activities are included for before, during, and after the mock election:
⬟ A list of suggested candy bars
⬟ A letter to parents for supplies
⬟ A suggested election timeline
⬟ Campaign volunteer buttons
⬟ Campaign poster planner
⬟ Speech planner
⬟ "Official" speech paper
⬟ Press ID badges
⬟ Press question planning sheet
⬟ Voting signs
⬟ Ballot box signs
⬟ Ballots
⬟ "I Voted" stickers
⬟ Tally charts {to laminate}
⬟ Graphs
⬟ Graph response sheets
⬟ Post-election celebration ideas
⬟ Celebration invitations
⬟ Newspaper front page template to announce the big news


How can you use this product in your classroom?
⬟ Many of the activities are created with two fonts: one geared toward lower elementary students and one geared toward upper elementary/middle school students.
⬟ Many of the resources are offered in black and white to save on your colored ink.
⬟ All grades can hold a post-election celebration.

For younger students:
⬟ Hold a general election in your classroom, and have students place their ballots in the ballot box.

For older students:
⬟ Hold primaries in your classroom, and have a press group to ask candidates the tough questions.


What have other customers loved about this product?
"I use this unit EVERY YEAR! My kids love this and I love that it incorporates graphing and analyzing the data on the graph. The kids really absorb that information because it is their data that they have created! It never fails, Blow Pop wins EVERY YEAR! :)" (Thank you!)

"Students had a lot of fun with this. I loved that we did not have to get into the politics of the candidates." (Thank you, Lisa T.!)

"This looks like so much fun! I love that the parent notes are done for me! I can't wait to try this!" (Thank you, Stellar in Second by Carlena Jelley!)


Do you need other social studies resources? You'll love these:
Election Unit
President's Day
Martin Luther King Jr.


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