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105 resources with the keyterm presidents

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I Am Not a Crook

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use video, Internet research and discussion to consider the presidency of Richard Nixon. They obtain information from multiple perspectives and form an opinion of how Richard Nixon should be remembered.
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US Presidents Song

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Practice memorizing all of the United States' Presidents with the student in this video. He sings the names of each president in order from Washington to Obama, while photos of each one are also shown.
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Presidents Song

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Memorize all of the US Presidents from Washington to Obama with this catchy song. Photos, names, and dates of presidency are shown for each president. What a fantastic video to show to your students during your social studies unit!
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Presidents Picture Book

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create a picture book of the U.S. presidents. They study general information about the U.S. presidents, write a sentence about each president, and create a picture book about the U.S. presidents.
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The Election Is in the House: 1824: The Candidates and the Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers list some changes in presidential election laws and/or procedures since 1796, and cite examples from presidential campaign materials from 1824.
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Compare the Presidents

For Students 9th - 11th
How are Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama similar? How are they different? Look at two visual representations of them; what kind of first impression does they give you? After comparing the presidents, learners complete a proverb matching...
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Presidential Speeches

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Listen to and analyze a presidential speech in order to explain the principles held by the president and the historical context in which the speech was made. Then hold a campaign and election simulation involving featured presidents.
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Learning About America

For Teachers 1st
Each slide has a grid to be filled in by a student or team. In order to have that spot active, the student must answer a question about the general history of America and national holidays correctly. There are 10 pages, and each has...
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Political Leaders from Contemporary Settings

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How many current political leaders can your class identify? Do they know who Manmohan Singh is? Use the presentation like a flash card who's who, to help the class recognize leaders from the United States, India, Canada, Mexico,Great...
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Using Primary Sources: Letters from the Presidents

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students find out about the minds and thoughts of presidents through reading their actual letters. They explore the personal lives of presidents. They answer questions about a primary source. They write essays.
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Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Arranged into small groups, learners read a paragraph of the news story "Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents." As one reads, others mark the text (underlining important information and writing notes in the margin of the story). After...
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Talk With the Presidents

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students create a model of a president. After choosing a president they would like to learn more about, students research their president's life and work. Students use modeling clay to create finger puppet of their president and use...
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Presidential Bookmarks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research a U.S. president of their choice. They create bookmarks that include basic facts about and a photograph of the selected president. Students print and trade their bookmarks with their peers.
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Presidents: Bibliography

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Give credit where credit is due! After listening to a lecture/demo about why creating a bibliography is important, what should be included in a bibliography, and how to craft a bibliography, class members draft one for their own research.
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Rank the Presidents

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read brief biographies of United States presidents and explorers. Working in small groups, students discuss and compare which key characteristics make a good president.
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If I Were President...

For Teachers K - 8th
Creating a gallery of presidential profiles begins a study of the presidency. Each class member researches, collects important facts, and creates a poser profile of their president. Posters are then displayed around the room for...
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What Does George W. Bush Have in Common With Past U.S. Presidents?

For Teachers 6th
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...
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What Do They Have In Common?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a database to gather information on the United States last five Presidents. Using the information, they identify their similarities and differences and what characteristics made them a good leader. In further detail,...
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Picturing First Families

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete a variety of activities as they study Washington, D.C., the Presidency, and George Washington. They take a virtual trip to Washington, D.C., and visit the National Portrait Gallery, the White House, and the Library of...
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The Election of 1912

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the Election of 1912. In groups, they identify the roles of the Democratic and Republican parties along with any third party mentioned. Using the internet, they describe the main issues of this election and discuss...
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Egg Hunt Reinforces Math, Language Skills

For Teachers K - 8th
It's amazing what you can do to reinforce math skills while leading an egg hunt! Learners of all ages will benefit from playing this simple game.
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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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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.
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Protests against Bush

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Non-violent conflict resolution is the focus of this lesson, which addresses the protests against President Bush in the UK (2003). Students list the strengths and limitations of non-violent conflict resolution, and chart the cycles of...