Ella’s 2nd grade class is learning all about the election process. They have learned about the important races going on in Ohio and how someone is elected. Their class decided to hold an election for a class president. Anyone who wanted to run was to prepare a speech for the primary. Ella and three other students won the primary and advanced to the general election. She again had to prepare another speech dealing with the issues that were important to their class. Here is the speech she wrote entirely by herself! She did not win the race for class president, but was elected as vice president.
In case you are wondering:
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