While Alexandra, first grade teacher and creator of The First Grade Sweet Life, originally used this activity as part of her President's Day lessons, we think this would work great as part of an Election/Government Unit too!
100 things that I Love. Great idea for students to put in their Writer's Notebook and use to help them find ideas for writing. Wonderful Art Journal idea, too!
artisan des arts: Onomatopoeia art could work for and up. Love the color and Pop art design
Create "I Am" poetry using the plastic baseball card sleeves! Would make a great back to school project from Fabulous in Fifth!: I am Poetry
Classroom Walls - Jennifer Jones - Picasa Web Albums: really like this writing center