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Voters Ed Lesson Plans - Upper Elementary

Voters Ed lesson plans are written by a subject matter expert to integrate Voters Ed into the classroom.

Upper Elementary Lesson:
The Electoral College

Target Grade Levels:
Elementary (5-6)

Lesson Length:
Approximately 45 minutes

State Standards
  • California
    • Goal of Democratic Understanding and Civic Values
      • Constitutional Heritage
      • Civic Values, Rights, and Responsibilities
    • Goal of Skills Attainment and Social Participation
      • Participation Skills
      • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Florida
    • Civics and Government Strand
      • Elementary Standard 3, SS.5.C.3.2
    • Geography Strand
      • Elementary Standard 4, SS.5.G.4.1
      • Elementary Standard 4, SS.5.G.4.2
  • Massachusetts
    • History and Geography
      • Concept and Skill 6
    • Civics and Government
      • Concept and Skill 8
  • New York
    • Standard 5
      • Key Idea 2
      • Key Idea 3
      • Key Idea 4
  • Texas
    • Grade 5, Social Studies Skills, Standard 24
NCSS
  • Theme 5: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
  • Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices

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