Here's an excellent resource to enhance history and civics programs by introducing and exploring national, state, and local elections. Developed for Grades 3 5, Elections will expose students to primary sources and promote critical-thinking skills. Students will enjoy the opportunity to run a simulated election in the classroom and participate in interactive opportunities through discussions, and extension activities. Flexible, self-standing lessons allow students to study specific parts of the process, and differentiation ideas are provided within the lessons to challenge students at their individual thinking levels. The included Teacher Resource CD features primary sources and student reproducibles. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.