Austin ISD Social Studies Weekly

April 18-24

District-Wide Mock Election - Fall 2016

In the fall, we will be holding a district-wide mock election for the 2016 Presidential Election. We have created a mock electoral college of all of the campuses in the district which we will be sharing at our August 4th Social Studies Institute.


To help your students be prepared, we'd like to see a 2016 Electoral College Map Poster in every Social Studies classroom by September 1st!


And lucky for us, C-SPAN Classroom is giving them away free as long as you are a member. See the information below about the poster and how to sign up.

C-SPAN's 2016 Electoral College Map Poster

C-SPAN Classroom is delighted to offer our new 2016 Electoral College Map poster - FREE and available only to C-SPAN Classroom Members. This colorful 44" x 44" poster can jumpstart discussion and a variety of lessons on a wide range of subject matters and grade levels as you teach about the 2016 presidential election.


Limit of one poster per member and only available to members residing in the U.S. and territories).


Please allow 4-5 weeks for delivery.


Features of the 2016 Electoral Map poster include:

  • State electoral votes that reflect the 2010 census
  • State abbreviations for easy identification
  • States' electoral numbers color-coded to reflect the 2012 election results
  • Locations of the 2016 Republican and Democratic Conventions
  • The history of the election results since 1900 including electoral and popular votes
  • Inset maps showing the electoral results since 1992
  • Asterisks denoting Maine and Nebraska as district method states instead of winner-take-all


To reserve your copy, simply visit our Special Offers page:
http://www.c-spanclassroom.org/special-offers


To become a C-SPAN Classroom Member, click here.

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