Learning about Voting and Elections

Tracy Tishion's picture

I'd like to develop a lesson on general information about voting and elections but couldn't find any premade lessons. Can you suggest any that might help?

Answer: 

I would suggest utilizing the usa.gov website which is packed with voter information including the history of elections and voting. There are vocabulary pages as well as pictures, links, and many topics relevant to our upcoming elections. So much of the information can be easily incorporated into your own lessons for the grade level you teach. The link to the specific section of the usa.gov website is https://www.usa.gov/voting-laws-history. You could even try a google advanced search of voting and elections with the file type preference being PowerPoint presentations. These types of search usually bring up many educational presentations ranging from elementary through high school levels. Happy hunting and creating! As always, if you get the chance, check out the many other tips and suggestions found in Ask a Master.

Question sender: 
Michele T.
City/State: 
Alabama


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