Voting Lessons

Across Grade Levels

Activity for Resource Document: Important Dates in the Voting History of the United States

Elementary

Spring Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter
Spring Lesson 2: What Is A Good Rule? Creating Our Ballot Questions
Spring Lesson 3: Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election

Fall Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter
Fall Lesson 2: What Is A Good Rule? Creating Our Ballot Questions
Fall Lesson 3: Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election


Fall Extended Lesson 1: Who Can Vote in the United States?
Fall Extended Lesson 2: Suffrage Amendments
Fall Extended Lesson 3: Becoming a Voter
Fall Extended Lesson 4: Becoming an Informed Voter
Fall Extended Lesson 5: What Is A Good Rule? Creating Our Ballot Questions
Fall Extended Lesson 6: The Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election

Middle

Spring Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter
Spring Lesson 2a: Becoming an Informed Voter: Preparing for the General Election
Spring Lesson 2b: What Is A Good Rule? Creating Our Ballot Questions
Spring Lesson 3: The Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election

Fall Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter

Fall Lesson 2a: Becoming an Informed Voter: Preparing for the General Election
Fall Lesson 2b: What Is A Good Rule? Creating Our Ballot Questions
Fall Lesson 3a: The Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election
Fall Lesson 3b: The Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election

High

Spring Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter
Spring Lesson 2a: Becoming an Informed Voter: Preparing for the General Election
Spring Lesson 2b: Becoming an Informed Voter: Creating Initiatives
Spring Lesson 3a: The Culminating Activity: Simulated General Election
Spring Lesson 3b: The Culminating Activity: Simulated Election: Initiatives

Fall 3-Day Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter
Fall 3-Day Lesson 2a: Becoming an Informed Voter: Preparing for the General Election
Fall 3-Day Lesson 2b: Becoming an Informed Voter: Creating Initiatives
Fall 3-Day Lesson 3a: The Culminating Activity: Simulated General Election
Fall 3-Day Lesson 3b: The Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election


Fall 5-Day Lesson 1: Who Can Vote in the United States?
Fall 5-Day Lesson 2: Becoming a Voter: Who Can Register to Vote?
Fall 5-Day Enrichment Lesson: Why Does Granny Control the Vote?
Fall 5-Day Lesson 3: The Ballot and Questions
Fall 5-Day Lesson 4: The Culminating Activity: In-Class Simulated Election
Fall 5-Day Lesson 5: The Culminating Activity: All-School Simulated Election


Fall Extended Lesson 1: Who Can Vote in the United States?
Fall Extended Lesson 2: Becoming a Voter
Fall Extended Enrichment Lesson: Why Does Granny Control the Vote?
Fall Extended Lesson 3: The Ballot and Questions
Fall Extended Lesson 4: Polling Place and Poll Worker Positions
Fall Extended Lesson 5: The Culminating Activity: Simulated Election


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