Journey to the White House

Recommended Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Related Categories: Democracy, Voting, Elections, President, Executive

Teacher: Sarah Roy, Strafford Elementary School

Editor: Rachel M. Stanton, M.Ed.

General Description


  • Students will explain the different between the general election and the electoral college.
  • Students will describe the election process.

Students will be formatively assessed throughout the informal class and group discussions


  • Steps to Becoming President of the United States
  • Computers with internet access
  • Writing utensils
  • Supporting documents from
  • Becoming President: Journey to the White House notesheet
  • Becoming President: Election Process Slide Show

Materials and Documents

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- Teacher, 2019
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