Race to the White House: Electing the President
Electing an individual to be President of the United States can often seem confusing, and even mysterious. This consumable workbook, however, provides students with a solid understanding of the constitutional role of presidents, as well as helpful information about how the electoral process functions. Students are not only given a thorough overview of the qualifications of President and the steps one must take to become elected, but they also are provided with engaging projects and worksheets that enable them to become more keenly aware of how the political process works. This resource, containing black and white illustrations, also features short biographical sketches of former American presidents through Barrack Obama, as well as a helpful glossary and answer key. 110 pgs, pb. ~ Mike
Race to the White Housecontains everything children need to make learning about the elections an easy, exciting, and meaningful experience. It includes up-to-date information from the most recent 2012 election and explores the lessons from the unusual and historic 2000 election, including its implications for the future. Also addressed in the book are the changes in the number of state representatives and in the electoral votes. Timely, informative, and intriguing, this valuable resource and activity book will help students think, learn, and grow about the political system in which they live.