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206 resources with the keyterm george washington

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VS.6a

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore, discuss and explain why George Washington is called the "Father of our Country" and James Madison is called the "Father of the Constitution." They view and create a graphic organizer after discussing a variety of...
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George Washington

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders brainstorm what they already know about George Washington and complete a KWL chart as a class. They create a list of words that describe him and write a poem with other classmates. To end the lesson, they make a Washington...
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In Honor of George And Abe

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the various ways that George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are honored in this country. In small groups they conduct research and report on one way they are memorialized, then create a drawing or construct a new...
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George Washington Birthplace National Monument

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the importance of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. As a class, they complete a K-W-L chart about George Washington and write about what they believe is going on in a picture they are shown. They are...
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George Washington

For Teachers 1st
First graders gain background knowledge about George Washington. They visit a website to find out additional information. Students create a web on chart paper of his important events, write a non fiction book about hima nd share their...
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George Washington's Birthday

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars recognize George Washington and why his birthday is celebrated as a national holiday through pictures, a story, crossword puzzles, and other activities involving other presidents.
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Letters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read letters the could have been written by Robert E.Lee and his friend John giving students an ideas of what students from a different era thought of George Washington. They discuss history from a child's view point.
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GroWing Up

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate a short biography of George Washington's childhood. They examine the differences between life for students in the eighteenth century and today.
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"The Horse America Throwing His Master"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use a variety of documents relating to the American Revolution as a springboard for further research on the era. Students work in groups and use their research to create a timeline. Students then visit a museum presenting...
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The Colony of Virginia as Far as the Mississippi

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study George Washington's map and journal of his 1754 expedition to the French. They draw conclusions about the importance of western lands and the problems involved in tapping the resources of the West during that era.
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President Who?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, through a question and answer game format, learn facts about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
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Visual Arts: Portraits

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine a portrait of George Washington, and analyze the historical record and likeness in portraits of the period. They create their own portraits from snapshots brought to school.
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First Grade American Civilization: February

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine and discuss the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere, Redcoats, Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence. They conduct an experiment done by Benjamin Franklin, solve a word puzzle written in code by Ben...
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Life and Times of George

For Teachers 4th
This lesson plan is designed for students who are about to pay a visit to the Mount Vernon museum. Ideas for pre-trip and post-trip activities are imbedded in the lesson.