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Election Day (US)

Holidays & Events

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students learn about US presidential elections and the Electoral College. Students review useful vocabulary and watch a related video (see Digital version) about the two main political parties in the US.

  • eligible
  • federal
  • populous
  • census
  • elector
  • candidate
  • majority
  • swing state
  • polling station
  • absentee
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • vocabulary preview
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension
  • discussion
  • video task
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Extra Information(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion & Research (2020)(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Video Task: Republicans & Democrats(Reference)
  • Video Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)