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  • 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...
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  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
Use this colorful and informative Kids.gov infographic poster (22x34in) to help students understand the process of becoming President of the United...
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  • 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...
Kids waving flags
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
This short activity is designed to introduce students to the concept of voting and its importance to American citizenship. Objective : Students will...
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Add some fun to your social studies curriculum with the PEANUTS classic, You’re Not Elected Charlie Brown ( now available on DVD). Use these...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...