NIE Tampa Bay Times Election 2012

Curriculum supplements, lesson plans
and classroom activities

Lesson Plans

The following links provide lesson plans connecting elections and economics focusing on both Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and Common Core:

  1. • Lessons from the Council for Economic Education
  2. • Council for Economic Education webinar
  3. Complex text from the Economist
  4. • Resources from The American Presidency Project
  5. • The Council for Economic Education video contest - What Should the Next President do to Improve the Economy?

News Video: 2012 Election Coverage for the Classroom

Electing the President

A guide to the election process – curriculum supplement produced by the League of Women Voters and the NIE Institute. View

NIE Election Activities Guide

Activities guide produced by the NIE Institute. View

My Voice National Student Mock Election

National student/parent mock election curriculum produced by the Pearson Foundation. View

Elections!

Curriculum supplement designed for the study of elections through the newspaper, produced by the NIE Institute View

Election Primary

A guide to using the newspaper in the study of elections in the primary grades, produced by the NIE Institute. View

Kids Voting USA election activities

Classroom activities for grades K-12 in English and Spanish, produced by Kids Voting USA. View

Kids Voting USA Latino culture supplement

Classroom activities for grades K-12 in English and Spanish, produced by Kids Voting USA. View

Vote!

A brochure with a step-by-step guide to voting and Election Day, especially designed to reach out to new young voters, produced by the League of Women Voters. Available in English and Spanish. View | View

5 Things You Need to Know on Election Day

Card designed to familiarize voters with new election procedures and empower voters to take action to personally ensure their vote is counted, produced by the League of Women Voters. Available in English and Spanish. View | View

How To Judge A Candidate

A brochure outlining seven steps designed to help you judge a candidate, produced by the League of Women Voters. View