A Closer Look at the Curriculum

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8th Grade Curriculum
(PDF)
Chocked full of classroom activities about rights, liberties, and obligations of citizenship.

Political Symbols
(PDF)
How the Donkey and the Elephant became symbols for political parties.

Roles of Political Parties
(PDF)
Students learn the history and the role of political parties in government today.

Presidential Scavenger Hunt
(PDF)
Students collect various items associated with a presidential campaign.

Mock Election Handbook
(PDF, 3mb)

Campaign Evaluation Activity
(PDF)
Students rate a campaign's effectiveness.

Following a Campaign
(PDF)
Groups of students follow and cover certain aspects of a particular campaign.

Excercise Your Right And Vote!

The Legislative Process
(PDF)
An explanation and illustration of the basic steps in the legislative process.