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Activity Overview


Discuss the importance of the president of the United States and how a citizen can become president. Students can activate prior knowledge in a class-wide or small-group discussion with or without the use of a KWL chart.


Students will create a storyboard that shows the sequence of events necessary for becoming president. They can use a current or past candidate, themselves, or a fictitious character. Important events may include:

  1. Campaign
  2. Primary
  3. Caucus
  4. National Convention
  5. General Election
  6. Electoral College
  7. Inauguration


Template and Class Instructions

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Objective: Create a storyboard that shows the steps for a person to become the president.

Student Instructions: Describe the sequence of events necessary to become president. Consider using information on the inauguration, primary, and general election, voting, a national convention, political parties, candidates, and the Electoral College.

Requirements: Storyboard should be colorful, show facts, any dates, and correct sequences.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Diagram a Process

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-LITERACY/CCRA/W/4] Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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