Are you looking for a fun
way to introduce your students to the election process? This product will allow you to teach your students about the process our country uses to choose the President. We used fictional characters from high quality children's literature instead of real-life candidates so that you could use this product again in the future.
You will need the following books for this unit:
Duck for President
by Doreen Cronin
Grace for President
by Kelly DiPucchio
by Kate Feiffer
Otto Runs for President
by Rosemary Wells
In this product you will find:
• Unit Lesson Plans:
A day by day guide to teaching this engaging 2 week election unit!
• Vocabulary Posters:
Kid friendly posters to introduce important election based vocabulary.
• Vocabulary/definition cards:
Students can use these cards to test their knowledge of the vocabulary by playing a matching game.
• Meet the Candidates Graphic Organizers:
Students are asked to fill out a story map graphic organizer for each candidate’s book. They will also identify character traits, strengths and weaknesses for each candidate by citing evidence from the text.
• Compare the Candidates Graphic Organizers:
Students will record the possible pros and cons for each candidate becoming President.
• Campaign Poster:
A direction page to guide students in developing a campaign poster for their favorite candidate.
• Debate Talking Points Organizer and Questions:
Hold your own class debate! Students will pretend to be one of the candidates and answer the provided debate questions.
There are different variations of the ballots provided depending on who ends up being the top two candidates in your class.
SEE WHAT OTHER EDUCATORS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS RESOURCE:
A great way to demonstrate the election process for young learners!!"
This worked great with my class and their president reports."
⭐ Biography Research Writing and Wax Museum Project
⭐ Communities Change Over Time: A Past and Present Unit
⭐ Departments of Local Government Flip Flap Book and Interactive Notes
⭐⭐⭐ How to get TPT credits to use on future purchases ⭐⭐⭐
Go to your My Purchases page. Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button, click it and you will be taken to a page where you can leave a quick rating and a short comment about the product. Why is feedback so important? Each time you provide feedback, you’ll earn TPT credits that can be applied to future purchases to save you money! Plus, the feedback you provide helps us make our products better suit your needs!
⭐⭐⭐How To Follow Our Store ⭐⭐⭐
Click to follow us
and receive notifications when we upload a new resource!