Students create a timeline of the history of the flag, which serves as a quick visual reference point for discussions of history as well as an interactive learning tool.
When has the Electoral College been a deciding factor in an election?
Students hunt through newspapers for a list of election-related news.
Students think critically about the campaign issues in the current election
This lesson focuses on the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and Obama’s election, but it also asks students why they think Barack Obama’s election is “historic.”