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Need to remember this for November! Love it, Children's Books on voting #presidential campaign

Step Inside the Voting Booth (internet activity) What a difference one vote makes, Step into a voting Time Machine, Cast Your Vote, How YOU can be a part of an election

WHY DO WE VOTE ON TUESDAY? ~ In the midst of an ongoing debate over the flaw of voter suppression in our democracy, one overarching question has been growing in my mind. Why do we hold our elections on a Tuesday? I had no idea, and as I began to do some research, I found that no one else really does either. The official reason behind the 19th century law has to do with the trip that voters had to make to polls by horse and carriage . . .

"Vote Like That" 2012 Election Song - The Ron Clark Academy. If only adults were as we'll informed as these kids. Teaching Fellows represent!!

Let's get ready to learn about US Symbols and Tourist Attractions as The Traveling Tourists! This interactive unit is Jam-Packed with USA goodness! US Symbols, Tourist Attractions, Student Passports, Information, and a suitcase filled with Flip-Flap Books! Don't forget to check out the preview!!! $

Your students will enjoy editing the letters written to them by America, the eagle. They learn CCSS for writing and reading while you take attendance and get ready for the morning! $

Have Monday off? Have a Presidents Day Party - just because you can sleep in on Monday! #presidentsday

This emergent reader little book is a great way to practice reading with young students. This story uses a predictable pattern, "George Washington, George Washington, what do you see?" to support emerging readers. This story includes several President's Day vocabulary words, such as George Washington, Washington Monument, Betsy Ross, American flag, bald eagle, the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and Abraham Lincoln.

lots of pictures of anchor charts and foldables Learning Focused Classrooms by Old Shoe Woman, via Flickr

Here's a form where students must represent a division problem in 5 different ways. Nice introduction to the concept.