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103 resources with the keyterm president

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President for a Day

For Teachers K - 8th
Students imagine they are president of the United States for one day! students study general information about the duties of the president of the United States. They create a schedule for one day as president.
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Abraham Lincoln- An Internet Buddy Activity

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research the life of Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students use the Internet to discover facts about his life. Students practice using Internet tools.
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Campaign Ad Critique

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze current campaign TV ads and literature. They identify the ad by "type." They learn to look beyond the ad to understand its intended purposes and its real content.
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Meet the Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a role play revolving around political elections. The roles of candidate, campaign manager, and journalist emphasized in this activity. Students listen to candidate interviews that are available online.
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Presidential Probability

For Students 6th - 8th
Infuse your math curriculum with a Presidents' Day celebration or early American history with a probability practice sheet. Learners complete a table with birth and death dates for each of the first 10 presidents. They calculate age at...
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If I Were President

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students create a book with photographs on what they would do if they were President. They must add text to explain the photographs.
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The Executive Command

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take on the role of president of the United States with this interactive online game, which will acquaint your learners with the various responsibilities of the executive branch of government. While not an in-depth or complex resource,...
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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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Running for President Story Starter

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Most American children have, at one point or another, imagined what it would be like to run for president. Offer this creative writing prompt to young writers and discover how the world would change if kids were charge.
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United States Quiz Two

For Students 9th - 12th
In this United States worksheet, students answer short answer questions about which political party the Presidents belonged to and geography of the country. Students answer 20 short answer questions.
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3 Branches of Our Government

For Students 6th - 12th
This straightforward fill-in-the-blank activity could be used for a variety of purposes. Young historians are given 10 sentences about the branches of government; they fill in the blanks with terminology that is related to the United...
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Checks and Balances

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore check and balances within the branches of government with this worksheet. Learners explore the functions of each branch and answer questions concerning how a bill becomes law and about the system that the Founding Fathers...
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World can't wait, students say

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students create a lesson to present to the rest of the class about current laws, including expressing killing the president as a joke. Students research past events and current laws. Students present to the class using mult-media, oral...
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Presidential endorsements: Newspapers decide

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders collect, organize, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources in order to draw logical conclusions. They communicate this information using appropriate social studies terminology in oral, written or...
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Let's Meet The Presidents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Create a digital movie documenting research about an American President. Using internet sources, students with special needs gather information about their chosen president. Working in groups, they use this information to create a...
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Branches of Government Worksheet 2

For Students 5th - 8th
Looking for a quick assessment to give to your class about the branches of government in the United States? This is a multiple choice activity that could be used as a quiz. There are 9 questions, some of which are a bit dated and should...
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Branches of Government Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
This is a basic multiple choice activity. Learners answer a set of 9 multiple choice questions about early colonists and branches of government. You might use this as a check for understanding or a quick quiz. The first 2 questions are...
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Presidential Sweepstakes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders visit the National Gallery of Art and are introduced to portraiture as well as politics and presidents. They use these themes to form political parties and carry out their own "election".
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George W. Bush

For Teachers 12th
While just a template, this could provide an example for students to use when creating their own reports. This presentation is specific to a report on a U.S. president, but could be altered for use with other topics or as an example for...
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Introduction to Presidential Power

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders describe the power of the President. In this Constitution lesson students reflect on the power given to the president of the United States by the wording in the Constitution. Students give their opinion.
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Perks and Perils

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research the life of the first family. In this U.S. Government activity, students take a White House quiz, read an article about the first family and write in their journals about a typical day in their lives versus what a day...
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$69 Million President

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students use the Internet to research and characterize selected presidents. In this presidential characteristics lesson, students visit several websites, gather information on a particular president and then analyze him based on 7...
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President duties

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Presidential duties worksheet, students match the duties with the name of the jobs the President has. Students have 6 jobs and 16 duties to match to those jobs.
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Electoral College and Political Strategy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students act as political strategists.  In this electoral college lesson, groups of students work together and act as a political strategist for their presidential candidate.  They explore and develop a campaign strategy and identify...