Primary & Intermediate:
Election Results Map
Election Results Graph
Scholastic, If You Were President:
PBS Kids Democracy Project:
(includes Inside the Voting Booth and President for a Day)
Time for Kids:
White House for Kids:
American Government Units (requires a $20 subscription)
Geography and Government Games
Kids Voting (K-2)
Kids Voting (3-5)
Almost Painless Guide to the Election Process, The
Harlan and Marie are back with this indispensable guide to the electoral process. Accompanied by contemporary and archival video footage, vibrant graphics, and informative commentary, their "spin" on the campaign trail is not to be missed. Highlights include the explanation of political parties, campaigns, and the different types of elections. Throughout, emphasis is placed on the involvement of citizens in each step of the process. Designed for grades 5 and up, this program provides a great review for older students as well.
Grades: Gr. 5 - Adult Runtime: 22:39 ©2000 United Learning
Blackline Masters Teachers' Guides
This video is good for grade 4.
So You Want to Be President?
In the time-honored tradition of political commentary, author Judith St. George and Caldecott Medal winner/illustrator David Small celebrate the public and private lives of forty-two Presidents with humor and flair. Imparting much information and many laughs, this rip-roaring look at the men who have all wanted to be President deserves a place on every library and classroom shelf. Narrated with wit and wisdom by Stockard Channing. Based on the book by Judith St. George and illustrator David Small. Part of the Weston Woods Series.
Grades: Gr. 2 - Gr. 6 Runtime: 28:02 ©2002 Weston Woods
Teachers' Guides Closed Caption Available
Our Federal Government: Electing A President: The Process
Focusing on presidential elections, this program includes information about presidential eligibility, the electoral college, presidential politics relating to elections, primaries, conventions and campaigns. Coverage includes examples of past elections as well as changes in election campaigning over the years.
Grades: Gr. 4 - Gr. 8 Runtime: 28:56 ©2004 Rainbow Educational Media
Your Vote Counts
Piggy Tale Election
Qualities of a President
Candidates On the Road
Polling and Politics
Track the Polls
- Use these websites if the ones in the lesson do not work:
Getting Out the Vote
What Are the Important Issues?
Did Voters Turn Out – or Are They Turned Off?
Election Term BINGO Game