It’s voting time and these are my favorite read alouds to pair with my voting unit!
Simply wonderful. This book tells the story of two women working to earn the right to vote. A little long for the primary grades, but the personal story makes the events come to life. My own five year old daughter simply could not believe that there was time when girls couldn’t vote!
A great book to discuss the election process, including the electoral college, when Grace’s school holds an election for President.
Discuss traits of a great president with Olivier and his class as they explain why their teacher would be an ideal candidate!
I love using this book to kick off my election unit. My classes find it hilarious and it gives a nice introduction to the idea of campaigning for the vote.
A funny story that explains the voting process. Monster decides to run for president and explains the voting process while learning some valuable lessons.
Who doesn’t love Duck and his farm friends? This funny story takes the farm to the campaign trail when Duck decides he wants to make some changes on the farm and beyond!
This story doesn’t actually have to do with elections, but it’s a funny story to pair with a discussion about the President and his (or her) job. Penny’s mom works for POTUS, who Penny is pretty sure is a monster! When she goes to work with her mom and finally gets to meet POTUS she gets a big surprise!
This story explains the voting process with details not often seen in other books, such as the process of selecting a running mate. Entertaining and informative.
If you love Ike and his letters for Mrs. LaRue, you’ll love this story. A fun read aloud!
What are you reading this election season?