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Election Links for Classroom Conversations

Here are some links that might lead you to informed conversations about the upcoming election.

Congress for kids:
http://www.congressforkids.net/Elections_index.htm
At this site you can find several links to discuss not only elections but all sorts of interesting pages on how the government works.

PBS Learning Media:PBS: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/content/#q=election&go=
This site has some great information about the elections. Click on the left panel for materials at your grade level

Time for Kids online:
http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/election-2012
This site also has some educational links with child-friendly information about the election.

Teacher Vision:
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/elections/teacher-resources/6615.html
From Teacher Vision comes this website of numerous links to lead you to election materials appropriate for your classes.

Scholastic online: Election 2012
http://magazines.scholastic.com/election-2012
This site is chock-o-block full of interesting links about the election for different grade levels and interests.

Brain Pop Jr.:
Go to: thepbs.org > Ed 1 Stop > School Help tab > Brain Pop Jr. > Use the keywords: "election" or "president" or "branches of government" to find short video clips about the election.

Brain Pop:
Go to: thepbs.org > Ed 1 Stop > School Help tab > Brain Pop > Use the keywords: "electoral college" or "election" to find short video clips about the election.

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