Election Resources Lower School 2016

Ross School General Election Resources, Lower School–2016

Educating Kids about the Elections:

http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/16/living/kids-and-politics/

http://teachinghistory.org/spotlight/womens-history

http://wfpusa.org/sites/default/files/stock/wfp245451.pdf

http://www.pbseduelectioncentral.com/

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr271.shtml

Helping Kids Understand the Election:
http://www.pbs.org/parents/special/election/article-theraceison.html

Five Things to Tell Your Kids About the Election:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/5-things-to-tell-your-kids-about-the-election?utm_source=040816+Default&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly#

Election Vocabulary and Other Ideas:
http://www.busyteacherscafe.com/themes/election.html

http://www.hilliardschools.org/elem/pdf/Activities_K-2.pdf

Electoral College explained (Ted Ed)

https://padlet.com/mcappiel/s0wn4j678a1t

The Voting Rights Act
http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/voting-rights-act-1965-and-beyond

Expanding Voting Rights
http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/expanding-voting-rights

Bridge to the Ballot
http://www.tolerance.org/voting-rights-web-package

http://teachingcivics.org/

https://www.icivics.org/teachers

Resource Books for Students 

Capua, Sarah De. Voting. New York: Children’s, 2002. Print.
Catrow, David. We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States. New York: Dial  for Young Readers, 2002. Print.
Christelow, Eileen. Vote! New York: Clarion, 2003. Print.
Cronin, Doreen, Betsy Lewin, and Dan Potash. Duck for President. New York: Simon & Schuster  for Young Readers, 2004. Print.
DiPucchio, Kelly, and LeUyen Pham. Grace for President. New York, NY: Hyperion  for Children, 2008. Print.
Gorman, Jacqueline Laks. Why Are Elections Important? Pleasantville, NY: Weekly Reader, Print.
Publishing, Abdo. How the Us Government Works. Place of Publication Not Identified: Core Library, 2015. Print.
Sisulu, Elinor, and Sharon Wilson. The Day Gogo Went to Vote: South Africa, April 1994. Boston: Little, Brown, 1996. Print.
Sobel, Syl, and Jill Wood. Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series, 2000. Print.
Stier, Catherine, and David Leonard. Today on Election Day. Chicago: A. Whitman, 2012. Print.
Stier, Catherine, and Lynne Avril. If I Ran for President. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman, Print.
Wells, Rosemary. Otto Runs for President. NY: Scholastic Press, 2008. Print.
White, Linda. I Could Do That: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. Print.
Winters, Kay, and Denise Brunkus. My Teacher for President. New York: Scholastic, 2004. Print.