Resource
  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Named in the nineteenth century after the act of a politician giving a campaign speech on top of a sawed-off tree stump, a stump speech is a standard...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Civic engagement is at the heart of a functioning democracy and it is important to instill these values into your students, even before they can...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson allows students to explore where the presidential candidates stand on issues that are important to them. It also allows them to...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson helps students understand the setup of a polling place and the role poll workers serve at these sites. Based on the research and work...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this lesson, students apply their state’s requirements for registering to vote. Students learn when and how to register, how to complete a voter...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Lesson 3a offers instructions for an in-class simulated election for voting on an official election ballot. In this lesson, students apply what they...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Lesson 3b offers instructions for an in-class simulated election for voting on a student-created initiatives ballot. In this lesson, students apply...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson challenges students to speculate about what voting requirements are and then compare their understanding of voting requirements with the...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this lesson, students apply their state’s requirements for registering to vote. Students learn when and how to register, how to complete a voter...
Resource
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson focuses on a voter’s need to be fully informed prior to casting a vote on Election Day, and how to acquire the necessary information. In...