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Where Were the U.S. Presidents Born?
The U.S. Constitution requires that the President be born in the United States. The 42 Presidents were born in 20 of the 50 states (or in colonies that later became states). This lesson uses maps to process and report information from a spatial perspecti
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 25 Downloads
Who Are Our Greatest Presidents?
Students create criteria to evaluate U.S. Presidents. In this presidential legacy lesson, students determine criteria to rank presidents. Students research the presidents, then evaluate the current president and assess how they will be remembered in history.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 24 Downloads
The Constitution of the United States of America
Students explore the United States Constitution. In this U.S. government and nonfiction guided reading lesson, students read sections of The Constitution of the United States of America, then answer comprehension questions orally.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 19 Views 349 Downloads
The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President
Students examine the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. They explore various websites, listen to a State of the Union address, and write a letter to the President of the United States.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 13 Views 73 Downloads
U.S. Presidential Facts Activity
In this U.S. Presidents worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about U.S. Presidents to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 15 questions total.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 191 Downloads
New Review Orb and Effy Learn About Authority
Simplify the teaching of the US Constitution with this primary grade social studies lesson. While reading a fun story about an imaginary place called Bubble Land, children learn about the concept of authority and the importance of rules while making connections between the fictional tale and the history of the United States.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job
Students examine the roles and responsibilites of the president of the U.S. They identify and discuss the three branches of U.S. government, view and discuss a White House Photo essay online, and create a class book entitled, 'If I Were President.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 11 Views 57 Downloads
Gallery Scavenger Hunt for U.S. History
In this U. S. historical facts worksheet, students participate in identifying the various leaders being described, identify places described in detail and fill out a map by following the directions given.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 38 Views 157 Downloads
U.S. Mint Releases New Jefferson Nickel
Students share their knowledge of Lewis and Clark, then read a news article about the redesign on the U.S. nickel to commemorate Lewis and Clark's expedition. Introduce the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Schneck v. United States (1919)
Provide learners with an opportunity to explore Supreme Court decisions that impacted the United State. Learners read this two-page selection about Schneck v. United States (1919), and then they respond to two short-answer questions about the case.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The U.S. Presidents
Young scholars identify the Presidents of the U.S. by their physical characteristics and their impact on America. In this Presidents lesson plan, students read about each President, look at their pictures, and identify each of them based on their look and their impact.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 17 Views 114 Downloads
What Does George W. Bush Have in Common With Past U.S. Presidents?
Sixth graders discover what it takes to become President of the United States. Using a database, they complete a scavenger hunt to determine what George W. Bush has in common with past Presidents. They also create a spreadsheet which compares and contrasts interesting facts between Bush and past leaders.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
United States Presidents
For this United States Presidents worksheet, students solve four word searches related to the presidents from four different periods of time. For example, in the first word search, students locate US presidents from 1789-1845.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 9 Views 81 Downloads
U.S. Involvement in WWI – The Zimmerman Note
High schoolers investigate the significance of the Zimmerman Note. In this World War I lesson, students use the provided analysis sheet to analyze the contents of the Zimmerman note and discuss how the note led to U.S. involvement in World War I.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 78 Downloads
A Landmark Lesson: The United States Capitol Building
Students study the events in American history that affected the US Capitol Building. They name activities that happen in and around the Capitol by looking at primary source documents that are available online.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
New Review How was the Constitution Used to Organize the New Government?
How did the United States Congress determine how the new president and vice president would be named when the nation was first established? Who would provide money for the government, and how would the executive branch be organized?
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable