Elections and Government
In the Library:
- Search Destiny to find a book about elections or the presidency
- Use the encyclopedias to find article about elections and government
- Use an almanac to find recent statistics about past elections.
- Keywords to use:
- specific names of presidents
- Scholastic's Election Day resources: Lots of great resources including lesson plans, videos, and printables.
- Learn About Elections and Voting- From USA.gov
- Ben's Guide to US Government- For Kids... Published by the U.S. Government Printing Office
- Government- from Kids.gov- Includes Lesson plans and Activities
- History of the Whitehouse- Also check out the White House Video Series
- Kids in the House- Published by Office of the Clerk, U.S. Capitol
- Search Brittannica or Grolier online more information. See Mrs. S. for the username and password.
- Smart Voter.org- Enter your address to find the candidates on your ballot.
Image: GEORGE WASHINGTON - (1732-1799). Washington Receiving The News Of His Election As The First President Of The United States, Delivered By Charles Thompson, Secretary Of The Old Continental Congress, 1789. Wood Engraving, American, 1836.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://quest.eb.com/images/140_1702790