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Elections Theme Units

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  • 3 across: symbol of the Democratic Party
  • [made with abctools] From "advertisements" to "win".
  • From "ballot" to "win". Elementary
  • From "advertisements" to "Republican". Intermediate
  • These problems are about elections. Read each of them carefully. Look for keywords to help you know how to work the problem.
  • Elephant and donkey symbols.
  • Create a bar graph to show information about elections.
  • Lots of election-themed ideas for the classroom.
  • How to make a voting booth for your classroom.

  • Use this 'Project: Current Events' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Project: Current Events'. Instructions for a project to make a poster about a current event.
  • Defines what an "issue" is, and asks students to write briefly about the issues important to them.
  • Report planner, KWL and a lined page for writing a report on the theme of elections.
  • Use this form to organize Know, Want to know, and Learned material about a candidate.
  • Use this chart to list the similarities and differences between any two candidates.

  • [member-created with abctools] Unscramble the words from "candidate" to "speech".
  • [member-created with abctools] Find the words from "booth" to "speech" in this puzzle shaped like the continental United States.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Voting Ballot for mock elections. Fill in your own candidates.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A four page realistic fiction reading comprehension about a (class) presidential election. Questions are formatted for short essay or discussion questions, rather than multiple choice.
  • "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.
  • Use this 'Spelling: Election Theme (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Spelling: Election Theme (elementary)'. Learn vocabulary with this fun set: a word search, dictionary skills, working with words, and more. From "ballot" to "voting".
  • Use this 'Spelling: Election Theme (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Spelling: Election Theme (primary)'. Learn vocabulary with this fun set: a word search, cloze exercises, word unscramble, and more. From "ballot" to "win".
  • "Today is election day." A simple booklet on the basics of Election Day, with pictures to color.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 '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 'Acrostic Form: President' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: President'.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: President' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: President'.