ERIC Number: ED239993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Presidential Election '80 and the Past Presidents.
Activities in this elementary school unit about the 1980 presidential election can easily be adapted to any election. Fact sheets list the main functions of the president, 10 steps in becoming president, qualifications for the presidency, qualifications and duties of the vice president, election vocabulary, an explanation of the electoral college, and a list of all United States presidents. Activity sheets involve students in researching the family and professional background of each presidential candidate, creating campaign badges, learning relevant vocabulary, making a voting booth, keeping a score sheet of the election, and simulating election day activities. Teacher answer sheets are provided. The document is one of a collection of materials from the Iowa Area Education Agency 7 Teacher Center Project. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Area Education Agency 7, Cedar Falls, IA.