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Elections Theme Units

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  • Dictionary work, creative writing prompts, short report forms, and a word search, all on the timely topic of U.S. elections.
  • Use this 'Book: Stuart Little - Think Big, Vote Little (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Stuart Little - Think Big, Vote Little (primary/elem)'. Writing activities and comprehension and vocabulary exercises enhance Laura Driscoll's story about a mouse's campaign for class officer.
  • Lots of election-themed ideas for the classroom.
  • Use this 'Book: The Berenstain Bears and the Big Election (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Berenstain Bears and the Big Election (primary/elem)'. Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for this Stan and Jan Berenstain book about running for public office.
  • From "ballot" to "win". Elementary
  • From "advertisements" to "Republican". Intermediate
  • [member-created with abctools] Unscramble the words from "candidate" to "speech".
  • Use this 'Glyph: Vote (a)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Glyph: Vote (a)'. For pre-readers, the (a) glyphs feature larger pictures and a smaller font, for teachers to read directions aloud.
  • Use this 'Color and Write Prompt: Vote 4 Me (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write Prompt: Vote 4 Me (primary/elem)'. A picture to color and space to write a very short story with theme words from a word bank.
  • Use this 'Book: Vote for Me (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Vote for Me (primary/elem)'. Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for the book by Kirsten Hall.
  • Use this 'Glyph: Vote' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Glyph: Vote'. Color a blackline drawing by following the directions in the legend.
  • This Votes Picture Graph is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Votes Picture Graph. Add the check marks in this picture graph to determine who won the class election.
  • Use this 'Color and Write Prompt: Voting (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write Prompt: Voting (primary)'. A picture to color and space to write a very short story with election-themed words from a word bank.
  • These problems are about elections. Read each of them carefully. Look for keywords to help you know how to work the problem.
  • Challenging word search using election vocabulary.
  • [member-created with abctools] Find the words from "booth" to "speech" in this puzzle shaped like the continental United States.
  • [made with abctools] From "advertisements" to "win".
  • Defines what an "issue" is, and asks students to write briefly about the issues important to them.
  • "In your opinion, what are the most important qualities that a person running for President of the United States should have?" CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1

  • "Do you think it is important for Americans to vote in national, state and local elections?" Essay writing prompt.
  • Over 30 quotes on the topic of elections and democracy form the basis for writing prompts that require students to use their skills of reflection, research, and writing.