Students will read about the election process and correctly put the steps in proper sequence. Students will participate in a debate on an issue that relates to their day-to-day school experience.
Students develop an understanding of the qualities of a leader and begin to see themselves as leaders. Students will learn about and understand who can become president and what his/her duties would be as president.
Through several activities, students learn about the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own duties as citizens of a democracy
Students will better understand the concept of the Electoral College by participating in a mock Electoral College vote.
Through these activities, students learn about the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy.
This lesson examines sources of presidential power and ways that checks and balances limit presidential power. Students explain the president’s constitutional responsibilities, identify checks on the president’s power, and defend positions involving the exercise of presidential power.