Teaching Electoral College

As focus turns to the Electoral College in the last week of the too-close-to-call campaign, explore these lessons on this news-breaking topic:

  • PBS NewsHour includes student handouts and online electoral college interactive map.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/socialstudies/Vote2004/electoral_college.html

  • From iCivics: Students will learn the distinctions between the popular vote and the Electoral College, and exercise their critical reasoning skills to analyze the differences between the presidential and congressional elections.

http://teachingcivics.org/lesson/the-electoral-process/

http://www.icivics.org/teachers/lesson-plans/electoral-process

 

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