Elections Theme Lesson Plans, Thematic Units Printables Worksheets


Printables & Lessons @ A to Z

Election Day Activity Ideas for the Classroom A few election teaching ideas with photos.  Make an Uncle Sam hat and vote for your favorite ice creamBy Little Giraffes

Presidents at Little Giraffes Teaching Ideas    Lots of photos of activities for learning about presidents Abraham Lincoln & George Washington and national symbols.

Presidents Coloring PagesColoring pages of the presidents from George Washington through George W. Bush.

Related Themes @ A to Z

President’s Day Activities, Lesson Plans, Printables, and Teaching Ideas

Election Resources @ Other Sites

Election Activities for Kids  Free Election printables and worksheets 
                           Grade Level(s):s 3-6

Election Day Printables Free Election day Printables   Grade Level(s):s 1-5

Election Results Map Students analyze vote counts from each state to determine which candidate got the most popular votes in each state. They create maps with a color key to show the popular vote results. Older students use the maps and a chart to determine how many electoral votes each candidate received. 
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 

election Election Scavenger Hunt   Students hunt through newspapers and other news resources for a list of election-related news, photos, editorials, and more. 
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 

Getting Out the Vote: An Election Day Classroom Experiment  An experiment drives home to students the importance of voting! 
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 

Terms of Office!  Students create a classroom dictionary of election terms. Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Campaign Ad Critique  Students learn a lesson in media literacy! Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

PBS Democracy Project  A collection of lesson plans to use in your classroom during the election year and beyond. Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Take a Stand!  Students take a unique approach to a classroom discussion/debate of the election process! 
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Elections USA  Lots of printables that can be used for planning your unit or lesson plans. 
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5

What Are the Important Issues  Students determine the most important issue of the current campaign. 
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 










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