Head over to Curriki for some new learning resources on the President and U.S. Government. To download them, you have to sign up, but it’s free:
Role of the U.S. President: an outline of the roles required of the US President; 6 are set in the constitution and 2 are set by precedent
Political Parties: A group of lesson plans focusing on political parties, tools politicians use in their campaigns, and how politics has been affected by media and technology; includes links to videos and websites
U.S. Government: This group of lessons includes ideas for examining the Declaration of Independence, comparing and contrasting a democracy vs. a republic, the basics of local government, interpreting the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, and examining public officials
Presidential Elections: covers information on the electoral college, primaries, caucuses, conventions, and general electionsr
Curriki also has links to a number of resources for the 2012 election.
For additional worksheets and units on history topics, visit this site's downloads page.