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Civic Leaders


Distinguish among local, state, and national government and identify representative leaders at these levels such as mayor, governor, and president. 2.4.2 d

Links verified 1/1/2015

  1. Find Your Elected Officials - link to a page that lets you find your Senator and Representative by entering your zip code This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Helping Kids Understand Elections - ideas from PBS Parents
  3. Helping Kids Understand the Presidential Election - suggestions from PBS Parents
  4. How to Write Your Elected Officials - tips from Save the Children
  5. Top 10 Questions to Ask Elected Officials - questions to guide your students as they write letters to your city's or state's officials [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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