This is a SUPER FUN way to get your students involved in the election day process! This is an animal election! There are 3 different sets of animals for you to chose from!! Once you have chosen your animal "candidates," you can lay the groundwork of what an election is using the included vocabulary and materials! Then your students can "campaign" for their candidate using the included writing sheets! (2.W.1~Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence). Once it is time for your election, you have EVERYTHING you need to run a proper election! Posters, checklist, ballot forms (2 versions!), count the ballot recording sheet, and "I voted badges!" I have done this election for the past 5 years and I have students coming back saying this election was one of their favorite things!! It is so meaningful and is perfect to run along side the "big" presidential election! I know you and your students will enjoy this fun unit!
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