Election season is here, and this one in particular will be getting a lot of attention in the media. Help your young learners understand the process by using great literature selections to help as you plan a thematic election unit.
To get you in the mood for thematic planning, check out our podcast interview with Mary Parry, author of Sadie McGrady, episode #24.
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We have for you a great cross-curricular packet that will not only offer students great academic skills practice, but also provides much more.
A Call From Mr. President: Alphabet Letter Fluency
Race to the Capital: Identifying Alphabet Letters and Sounds or Reading CVC Words
Washington and Lincoln: Reading and Matching Sight Words
Bear Country Voters: Writing Alphabet Letters
Patriotic Sounds: Isolating the Beginning Sounds in Words
The Flag: Sentence Tracing
Campaign Buttons: Ordering Numbers 0-12
Red, White, and Blue Party: Counting (or Adding) Objects
The Donkey and the Elephant: Comparing Numbers
Counting Stars: Counting Objects to Match a Given Number
Design a Flag: Recognizing Shapes Regardless of Orientation
Who Will Be Our President
If I Am President
Election Word Wall
Class Book: The Election
Guided Reading Books
The Three Little Colors
Washington and Lincoln