Help students to understand that every vote counts during an election! Use this simple and straight forward packet as supplemental activities or as a stand-alone activity.
This resource includes a printable book that explains what election day is AS WELL as generic posters and voting ballots you can use for an in-class election (favorite candy bar, book, etc.)
Updated for the 2016 PRESIDENTIAL election!
I designed this election packet to use with my reading intervention students in first grade. However, it is appropriate to use in your classroom by itself or as a supplemental resource for reading and/or social studies.
Ideal for kindergarteners and beginning first grade readers
*****Please look at the preview to discern if the contents are appropriate for your students.******
•(2) Election Day posters
•Voter registration poster
•Vote Here poster
•Voter registration cards
•(2) different ballot designs to- write in your choices. Generic enough to use with any voting (presidents, best candy bar, etc)
•"I voted" badges
•“My Vote Counts” printable book- The Presidential election process is written in kid language. Use as a shared reading or for guided reading groups in reading or social studies. Copy, cut apart pages, and staple together. Book is 12 pages long including the cover page.
•(12) word wall vocabulary cards-* Tier 3 words-* specialized election content words
•Template for making a “Vote for ______” poster. Can use with any election/voting idea (presidents, candy bar, etc)
*Main idea/details graphic organizer
*Author's purpose and what I learned worksheet for after reading
**All posters print on a standard sheet of 8.5 x 11” paper
Printable book is done in black and white graphics to save you ink and because students enjoy coloring the illustrations!