Thematic Units - Elections


You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.
Further down, you will find Web Sites.
We have a page of Books that you can order directly from!

Lesson Plans

Ben's Guide to Government Grades K-12
A great resource for kids.

Elections: Classroom Activities Grades Various
Find a great variety of election activities for your classroom.

Election Day Activities Grades Various

Kids Voting USA Grades Various
"Vote on current elections and help end low voter turnout in the future." Find curriculum resources.

Presidential Elections: A Simulation Grades High School
Through this activity, students will come to better recognize and understand U.S. presidential elections.

Thematic Unit Grades Any
Find some fun and creative ideas and printable sheets.

The U.S. Election Process Grades Various
An election scavenger hunt.

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Web Sites

Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections
Find National Voting results from previous Presidential elections.

Elections USA Grades Various
Here is a great collection of ideas ranging from constructing a voting booth to writing a speech to taking a poll.

National Student Mock Election
The National Student/Parent Mock Election makes students and parents aware of the power of their ballot by actively involving them in a full-fledged campaign and national election.

Political Buttons
For the past 100 years, slogans, pictures, and names have been used to promote candidates and causes. While buttons are still produced, disposable stick-on badges are often used at rallies and political events, since they can be made cheaply and in large quantities.

Presidential Elections Grades 3+
"From Super Tuesday until Election Day, the Learning Network will present a new historic presidential election with historic articles, editorials, trivia quizzes, facts about the U.S. presidents and more."

The Presidents of the United States
Find great information and history.

The White House for Kids
Visit the home of our current President.

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The Teacher's Corner has hand selected a bunch of books for our Elections Unit that you can find at great prices on

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