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Helping Students Understand the 2016 Election

This year looks to be a real doozy of an election! Get great ideas to help students understand the importance of elections, and tips on how to help students discuss the election with others. Includes great links and two freebies!


Lesson Idea: Election Campaign Ads | C-SPAN Classroom

The Best Sites To Learn About The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…


Book Recommendations for the Election

20 Books to read with your students during the US Presidential Elections or around President's Day. Election books for students to learn about the election process, our past Presidents, and so much more. Only at Mrs. D's Corner.

from Beauty in the Mess

Learn about the Electoral Process with this FREE Unit Study

Whether we agree with the candidates or not, learning about the electoral process is important. There are so many ways to introduce your children to the concept of Election and what it means in the United States of America. If you are looking for resources on teaching your children about the up coming election, this Election Unit Study is for you.


Freebie Friday!!! This set contains pages that can be used as a bulletin board, an in class vote (box and ballots), vocabulary cards, easy-reader booklet, and 3 research GO charts for the candidates (Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.)It's simple for you, and gets to the point of the election's purpose.Enjoy!**Note: while this is set for 1st-4th grades, the reading level of the booklet falls around 2nd grade.


Student voter registration card. Great for Social Studies unit on the election process! @Leah Marr

from The Daily Beast

Donald Trump’s Final Insult to American Democracy

In the final presidential debate, Donald Trump disgraced himself and our democracy by refusing to say if he’d accept the election results. He’s a demagogue with a dictatorial streak.