ERIC Number: ED405288
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Winning the Vote: How Americans Elect Their President.
Smigielski, Alan; Casey, Douglas, Ed.
Art to Zoo: Teaching with the Power of Objects, Sep-Oct 1996
The office of the presidency and the informal process of electing the president are the themes of this issue of "Art to Zoo," a quarterly journal designed for use with students in grades 4-9. The interdisciplinary activities provided encourage students to consider the powers of the presidency as well as the informal methods that have evolved to select candidates for the nation's highest elected office. The resource includes background information; 5 reproducible activity sheets and a bilingual (English/Spanish) "Take Home Sheet"; and 3 "Learning About the Presidency"; "Promoting the Candidate"; and "Help a Candidate." A list of resources concludes the instructional guide. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Elections, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Political Campaigns, Presidential Campaigns (United States), Presidents of the United States, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, United States History, Voting
Smithsonian Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Arts and Industries Building 1163, MRC 402, Washington, DC 20560.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.