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ERIC Number: ED423168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 79
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-590-48805-8
Candidates, Campaigns, & Elections: Projects, Activities, Literature Links. Grades 4-8.
Scher, Linda; Johnson, Mary Oates
This resource book provides activities about elections and campaigns that involve students in active learning. The book introduces students to the organization of government and how politicians present themselves and are covered by the media. The activities include literature links, primary sources, and maps and charts for tracking results. The sections include: (1) "Elections Basics"; (2) "Using Newspapers and Television to Teach about Elections"; and (3) "Election Fever." Background information is provided for each section, along with activities and reproducible student pages. (EH)
Scholastic, Inc., P.O. Box 7502, Jefferson City, MO 65102; telephone: 800-724-6527 ($10.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A