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206 resources with the keyterm george washington

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Integrity and Firmness is All I Can Promise: The Washington Presidency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars engage in a lesson which addresses George Washington's leadership as President of the United States. They review a variety of letters written by Washington online, and prepare reports for the class.
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The Happy Progress of Our Affairs: George Washington and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson plan which uses Washington's own words to illustrate the events leading to the establishment of our national government, and the crucial roles he played throughout that process.
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Before and Beyond the Constitution: What Should a President Do?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the powers and responsibilities of the President, list some precedents established during Washington's presidency, and match presidential actions with the type of Executive power it is.
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George Washington: The Precedent President

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate precedents set during George Washington's term in office. They conduct Internet research, develop a list of the responsibilities of the President, match Washington's accomplishments with the list, and play a game.
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The American War for Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a unit of lessons that examine the goals of the Americans during the Revolutionary War. They explore an online interactive map of major campaigns, read and analyze primary source documents, and analyze diplomatic and...
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George vs. George Essay Pre-writing

For Teachers 5th
To practice pre-writing techniques your class will re-read the book George vs. George and complete a T-chart along with brainstorming ideas on how to organize their essay.
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The Father of Our Country

For Teachers 5th
Explore United States history with this lesson on George Washington and the Revolutionary War. After reading biographical information about George Washington, learners make a list of ten reasons for the revolution. They create a timeline...
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Let the Music Play: Bicentennial quarter reverse

For Teachers K - 1st
To better understand who George Washington was and why we celebrated the bicentennial, pupils read a story and complete a worksheet. They sing and talk about the song, "Yankee Doodle Dandy" as they march around the room.
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George Washington Story Starter

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Imagine traveling back in time and having the opportunity to meet the very first president of the United States, what would you do? Challenge the imagination and creative writing skills of young learners with this fun writing prompt.
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A (Brief) History of Democracy Part 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The concluding segment of this two-part student project video begins with the Renaissance and ends with an homage to John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Pierre Trudeau.
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Writing Style in Washington's Journal

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A discussion of syntax and diction change is the prompted by of a reading of George Washington’s “Diary of the First Presidential Visit to the Palmetto State.”  As pairs read, they record examples of archaic spellings, words, and...
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Key Vocabulary:

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Review or introduce key vocabulary concerning early American government. There are 20 slides, each containing a brief definition and a concept, law, or person from the time of the first presidency.
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History Review: Hollywood Squares Style

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fun is around the corner with a review game on George Washington's Presidency. There are 10 different questions intended to help your learners recall basic facts about The Whisky Rebellion, the federalists, Thomas Jefferson, and George...
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George Washington Word Search

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this George Washington worksheet, students read 12 words in a word bank that pertain to George Washington. Students find the words in a word search puzzle.
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George Washingon: A Responsible Family Man?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young researchers travel back in time, using research to identify George Washington's skills as a national leader and family man. Pick and choose from these steps to get a solid outline for a lesson plan on primary sources and research....
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The Life and Times of George Washington

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take a tour of the home of George Washington, Mount Vernon. They are to keep a list of objects they see on the plantation. They are to write an essay about their tour.
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George Washington

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the life and times of George Washington. They research for information on George Washington. Students use KidPix to create a pictorial and written report on George Washington and present their movie to the class.
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George Washington: The Living Symbol

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss George Washington's life and how he became a symbol of this nation. They categorize various images of Washington into the various roles he plays.
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George Washington and Abraham Lincoln: Celebrating Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K
Students research George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. In this social studies lesson, students read stories about Washington and Lincoln. Students complete a Venn diagram about each man. Students use voiceweb to record things they...
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Comparison of Juan Bautista de Anza and George Washington

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover that Anza and Washington lived at the same time but on opposite sides of the American Continent. They identify differences and similarities in their lives. They present the data in an illustrated time line
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Presidents Day 2008

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Bring some purpose to your next Presidents Day. Share facts about Mount Rushmore, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and J.F. Kennedy.
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Presidential Biography: Bicentennial Quarter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A biography is a type of literary genre that everyone needs to be familiar with. Here, the class will read two different biographies of George Washington and discuss how they are similar and different, then decide weather they can glean...
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By George, I Think We Have It: Bicentennial quarter reverse

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Voting is one of the major reasons the US adopted public education. Educate your class populace, they will analyze the images on a bicentennial quarter and think about the contributions George Washington made to the United States. They...
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Past and Present

For Teachers 2nd
Providing an interesting way to discuss the U.S. presidency, this lesson has learners compare George Washington to the current president. They listen to books about George Washington, discuss the current president, and complete worksheets.