Vote! Discussion Guide

Vote! Discussion Guide
The lesson planning resources in this discussion guide for Vote! will involve students of all ages in the electoral process. These activities are a great way for students to learn about their local, state, and Federal government while researching campaign issues, political parties, candidates, and voting methods. This is an excellent resource for learning about the presidential election.

Grade Levels: 3 - 5

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