Fun facts about Clinton and Trump – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Here’s some information on where the candidates stand on the issues as well as some fun facts you probably didn’t know. Continue reading


Presidential Campaign Advertisements 2016 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, students will discuss what makes advertisements effective and examine ads produced by the 2016 presidential campaigns. Continue reading


Lesson Plan: Income Inequality in the United States

Lesson Plan

According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

A collection of pins are seen on a cart during a campaign rally for Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz, California, U.S., May 31, 2016.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam

“We Polked you in ’44, we shall Pierce you in ’52!” Presidential Campaign Slogans

Lesson Plan

Slogans are a critical aspect of a political campaign: In just a few words, they must summarize the candidate’s brand and win over voters. How well do you know presidential campaign slogans from history? Continue reading

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Understanding Campaign Finance Law

Lesson Plan

Campaign finance has been a major point of discussion among the three remaining presidential candidates. How much do students know about the history of campaign finance law? Continue reading

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