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Presidential Election Process: 2012 Historic Election
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Presidential Election Process: 2012 Historic Election

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Grade Level Grades 3-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards
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About This Lesson

Students will come to understand the presidential election process and will be able to create a timeline to describe the important events that led to the re-election of President Barack Obama. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.5, SL.3.1, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, SL.4.1, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, SL.6.1

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Understanding_the_Election_Process.pdf

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February 12, 2020
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Standards

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
4.0
4 Reviews
While students may be able to make connections with upcoming lesson, lesson template is not very detailed.
fdewatson_2321921
October 15, 2019
Excellent lesson, I love that students can be very involved.
rudyes1
October 29, 2018
I shall make an infographic, then turn it into a station. Thanks for the inspiration!
EmmaZayas
February 19, 2015
Great lesson that involves student led discussions and learning.
Gina
April 13, 2013
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