The Electoral College

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn how the members of the electoral college are determined, how the electoral college operates, and its effect on presidential elections.
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
8 and High School
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future