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Monday, November 5, 2012

Count Down to the Election!

I have shared a lot of my favorite resources but I wanted to share a few more of my favorites as tomorrow is the big day. I am taking a poll in my classroom, we are voting to decide if we will have a new president or retain our current one. How would your students vote?


I love this site! A homeschool friend of mine sent it to me. Everything is free and the students will create a lapbook all about the election. I love this idea and could pair it with my interactive notebook pages easily!


I really like how this teacher remembered to include a voter registration card and taught her students how to register to vote! I need to remember this for the next presidential election!!


This is one of my favorite sites. In fact, I asked my students to use this site to help them find the answers to the INS pages in my Election Packet. This site has a lot of other great information as well.


Who does not love BrainPOP? I may have a BrainPOP addiction IF that is at all possible!


Fact Monster is also a favorite place for information! This one has great information on the candidates so you can compare and contrast and/or help your students make an informed decision about who they want to vote for!



And as always... Ben has some information to share with us as well.  Poor Ben he has always been an afterthought for me. For some reason, he just does not appeal to me.

What are your favorite sites for this year's election?

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2 Comments:

At November 5, 2012 at 4:19 PM , Blogger Becky said...

We watched a free Scholastic video on the 2 candidates and the election.

PS-I love the new blog design!!

 
At November 5, 2012 at 4:23 PM , Blogger Miss Foote said...

Love this! We filled out Voter Registration Applications today:-)

Laurie
Chickadee Jubilee

 

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