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Indiana Sixth Grade Standard 8 Resources

Sixth Grade Civics

Standard 8 (Essential Standard)

Describe the primary and general election process for local, state, and national offices, including those used to select congressional and presidential office holders.

Lesson: Primary and General Election Process

  • Lesson Plan [Word] [PDF]
  • Reading Exercise: “Indiana primary and general election process” [Word] [PDF]
  • Cornell Notes [Word] [PDF]
  • Reading Exercise: “Running a successful election campaign” [Word] [PDF]
  • 2023 Municipal Primary Election Results [PDF]
  • 2022 Primary Election Results [PDF]
  • 2022 General Election Results [PDF]
  • 2020 Primary Election Results [PDF]
  • 2020 General Election Results [PDF]
  • Worksheet: Election Turnout Analysis [Word] [PDF]


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