Students learn about the Election process using Doreen Cronin’s Duck for President and Nancy Polette’s creative and critical thinking activities. Includes Background information about presidential elections, Language Arts and Civics Objectives, Answer Key, 9 reproducible activities specifically for 2nd – 3rd and 17 reproducible activities specifically for 4th – 6th.
-High level thinking questions
Literature Guides are 16-18 Pages Ready-to-duplicate in a handy resealable plastic Bag. They include: (Contents vary with titles – Over 300 titles) * Exciting Booktalk That Introduces New Vocabulary in Context * Open-ended Pre-reading Journal Sentence Starters and Activities * No Simple Recall Exercises * Author Information * Higher Level Questions for Independent Group Discussion * Poems, Songs, Raps, and Other Post-reading Activities * Research-related Projects Across the Curriculum * Ready-to-use Research Reporting Models That Guarantee No More Copying * Annotated Bibliography Related to the Theme * Activities, Activities, Activities!
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