“In all debates, let truth be thy aim, not victory, or an unjust interest.”
― William Penn
As we are gearing up for elections, I thought I would give you at look at part of my election unit. It is for sale on TPT and TN for $5.00.
One way to build vocabulary is through conversation. Have students complete a KWL chart to kick off your lessons, then have them talk as partners, teams, or whole group about each section.
Another activity that could be used as a formative assessment after some vocabulary has been presented would be a tree map. You would want students to use the new vocabulary and to be able to add ideas to the right sections. Again conversation will help students retain what they are learning.
After vocabulary is introduced and practiced, it is always fun to play games to reinforce and review. I have several games and a gameboard in this unit. Here is a fun Vocabualry Spinner to help build vocabulary understanding.
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