Winning the Vote: How Americans Elect Their President

Grade Range: 5-8
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 45 minutes
Date Posted: 12/17/2012

Explore the American presidency and elections in these four activities from Smithsonian Education’s Art to Zoo. Each of the four activities focuses on a different skill in social studies: examining maps, using timelines, studying collections, and using primary sources. The activities are enhanced with printable handouts for students, discussion questions for the class, and suggestions for additional resources.

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