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Monday, October 15, 2012

2012 Presidential Election - FREEBIE

As the Presidential Election draws closer my son's have begun to ask more and more questions. While their teachers are trying their best, the information available on how to teach about the Presidential Election is limited.

Soooo... I set out last week to create a packet that could used for both of their classrooms.


This packet has 40 pages of activities! It includes a complete lesson via Interactive Student Notebook pages on democracy, voting, the president, political parties, and more. There are 2 different types of student notebook pages. One is more of a "worksheet" that my kids still put into their notebooks. The other page is my actual lesson. I am planning on creating a PowerPoint to go with it just no time to do so yet!



In addition there are writing prompts, word work, sight words, graphic organizers, and even materials to hold your own polls either as a classroom or a school.

I have had a few people ask if my items are aligned to the Common Core. I forget to state this but yes... every item I created is aligned to standards. That is how I was trained in Grad School so it is automatic to me. All items have to also be related to the real world.

So... I wanted a few other items as well but I wanted to get this in stores for all of you. However, I am nearing 700 followers (YIPPEEE!) And thought it was time for some fun!


Are you ready for today's freebie?? One of my most popular products are my series of Picture Prompts. These are great for early finishers, guest teachers, and literacy centers. I have also been known to use them with my ladybug as morning work.


I created this set just for the election. It is free until I remember to change it and then it will be available for sale for $2. So get it while ya can! =)

Check-in tomorrow for more great election-themed freebies! If you have an election freebie you would like me to share this week, please leave me a comment with you email address below.

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6 Comments:

At October 15, 2012 at 5:41 AM , Blogger Sasha Marie said...

So cute! I just made an election packet too but could definitely use some more resources to back it up. Thanks Misty :)

- Sasha
The Autism Helper

 
At October 15, 2012 at 1:10 PM , Blogger Laura said...

Love!! Don't change the picture prompt price until at least tomorrow when I print it ;) its at my blog under my favorite freebies post I did last night :) check it out!!

 
At October 15, 2012 at 3:28 PM , Blogger Jordon, The Messy One said...

Incredible! Thank you!

 
At October 15, 2012 at 6:04 PM , Blogger Rae said...

What a great mini-unit! I am so fortunate to be your newest follower! If you have a minute, maybe you could check out my blog :)

Cheers!

 
At October 15, 2012 at 6:54 PM , Blogger Andrea said...

Great election freebie! I made an election packet too and I'm glad people like you are creating more election resources!

Andrea
Cheers To School

 
At November 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM , Blogger city said...

thanks for sharing..

 

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