This activity pack is a great way to help teach Grade 2-6 children and ESL students about the Presidential Election system in the USA. A huge 29 pages long, it begins with a Cool Kids KWHL chart to brainstorm facts already known, things they want to know, and how they will go about finding out. Through teacher input and independent research, students then build up biographies of the candidates, and research the key issues they represent. Finally, they use books and websites to research information for their own presentation to the class on their chosen candidate
An accompanying movie is also available which you can purchase as a stand-alone or as part of a pack with this activity pack. .The movie is 7 minute 5 seconds long and gives a background to the Presidential Election system in simple, child-friendly language. Technical words such as "inauguration" and "caucuses" are highlighted bold and are included in a glossary in the accompanying activity pack. The movie is packed full of cool graphics and exciting music, sounds and animations that are sure to appeal to all audiences..
Please note that any images in the activity pack and movie are purely representational and no political bias is intended.