In the next few months, our nation will be electing a new president. Our children are not too young to learn about the in’s and out’s of our election system. This is a very exciting time and they should be a part of it! Who will be our next president? How did these two candidates get chosen to run for president anyway? What are political parties? What is a campaign? Our children are full of questions, and this unit study will help them find some answers!
The 26 page Election 2020 Unit Study takes three weeks to complete, and will answer all of the above questions and more. You will read three fantastic books on American politics from which your child will learn about how the American government works, what the electoral college is, why we have a two-party system, and more.
They will research the two presidential candidates, color a map on election night as each state’s votes are counted, complete a writing project, as well as various other fun activities. There are 12 total activity pages included. This unit is aimed at upper elementary children (ages 8 – 10) but can easily be used with a wide age range.
The 2020 elections are coming up very soon, so you don’t want to miss out on this wonderful opportunity to study the U.S. Government and the election process with your children. May the best candidate win!
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8 Replies to “Unit Study: Election 2020”
Will you be updating this for the current election?
Yes, This will be updated very soon for 2020! 🙂
Now I’m confused! So this has been updated?
Yes! It has been updated for the 2020 election cycle.
I’m confused also….is this a digital program or actual books.
You need to buy the required books separately. You are purchasing the lesson plans to use with those books when you buy the unit study.
Is this unit editable to use for future years?
Hi Shelia, I edit the unit for every Presidential election.