OLE Freebie! Election 2012 Activity Pack
In an election year, events move at a fast pace. We’re glad to have you with us as we explore the people and the issues at stake during election 2012. It’s a great opportunity to engage students in a key moment in civic life.
What makes a strong candidate for public office? How can you participate in elections? Help your students explore these questions with fun, engaging activities. Animated movies, interactivities, and in-depth classroom simulations bring the issues and events of our Presidential election to life.
As part of our OLE Election 2012 series, we’re pleased to announce the launch the Election 2012 activity pack.
Teach the Election
This high-impact, integrated content will bring the election to your classroom. Teach students how to be good citizens by encouraging them to think of themselves, articulate their views, and vote wisely.
Prepare your students to participate in the political process with projects built around relevant topics and important issues. All of these lessons are fully supported with answer keys, assessment rubrics, and a glossary of election terms.
Always Adding Content
Also, be sure to check the 2012 OLE Election Series Blog throughout the 2012 as we continue to update articles, resources, and classroom activities.
Posts provide analysis and historical perspective on election issues and events. Polls and contests encourage teachers and students to get involved and participate.
Some of the latest postings on the site include:
Check it Out!
The election is sometimes a tricky topic to teach. Looking for ideas on anything in particular? Reply to this post with any questions or tricky topics you want to teach this year.