Grace for President Activities for Grades 1-5

Give students a first-hand experience of running and participating in an election with no-prep Grace for President activities.
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Grace for President Activities That Rule

While reading Grace for President, students learn a great deal about the electoral process when Grace and her classmates run a class election. No-prep Grace for President activities provides young readers with even more insight into the electoral process. With over two dozen activities to choose from, students get a first-hand experience of running and participating in an election. These activities support Social Studies standards and encourage students to think critically about the electoral process. The activities included will enable students to:

  • illustrate a new book cover.
  • summarize the story.
  • write about presidents.
  • plan a campaign.
  • explore character traits.
  • respond to writing prompts.
  • complete Venn diagrams.
  • define election vocabulary. 
  • answer comprehension questions.
  • complete word puzzles.
  • reflect on and respond to discussion questions and writing prompts. 
  • run a campaign.
  • design campaign posters. 
  • gave a debate.

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.

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About the Book

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When Grace Campbell discovers there has never been a female president of the United States, she decides she wants to be the first. As the story shows that anyone can be president, regardless of gender, and listen for the chants of the crowd and the patriotic spirit of the electoral college vote. 

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