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136 reviewed resources for first five us presidents

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Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
How many United States presidents have monuments built to honor them? Learners explore these monuments before picking another president to research. They then design a new monument dedicated to him.
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A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson...
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Study Guide: The First President

For Students 10th - 11th
What was going on during George Washington's first term as leader of the American Republic? As a way to prepare for an upcoming exam, learners can use this handy study guide to examine the first president. There are six vocabulary words,...
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US Constitution Human Scavenger Hunt

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Here is a fun way to get your learners moving around the classroom, interacting with their classmates, and summarizing what they know about the United States Constitution! For this human scavenger hunt, your young citizens will find...
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Simplified United States Constitution and Bill of Rights

For Students 5th - 10th
A good handout is a great find. Print this resource and hand out a simplified version of the US Constitution and Bill of Rights to your US government or US history class. The powers of the president, Congress, and the Senate are...
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Study Guide: America at the Turn of the Century

For Students 9th - 12th
America changed a lot as the 20th century dawned. Budding historians can use this study guide to prepare for an end-of-the-chapter review. There are 15 vocabulary words, eight places of significance, five important people, 14 topics to...
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All About Presidents

For Teachers 3rd
Utilizing a database embedded in the lesson, 3rd graders answer a series of questions about past Presidents of the United States. Learners work in pairs to check each other's work for accuracy once they have completed all of the...
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Berlin: A Tale of Two Speeches

For Teachers 11th Standards
What fate befell the city of Berlin after World War II? The instructional activity shares two speeches from US presidents regarding the Berlin Wall and the Cold War. Pupils read primary sources, work in groups, and complete written...
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"Mr. President"

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Who will be the next president? Learners write a persuasive letter to the president of the United States. They research the 2000 Presidential election, interview parents, and reflect on their own opinions and experiences to write their...
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Who Was the First US. President?: Reading Comprehension

For Students 3rd
In this George Washington reading comprehension worksheet, 3rd graders will read a 2 paragraph passage about the life of our first President and answer 4 multiple choice questions.
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Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 12th
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all...
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Presidents' Day in the 21st Century

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Celebrate Presidents' Day in a 21st Century Way.
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The Death of Abraham Lincoln DBQ

For Students 8th Standards
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was a pivotal moment in American history, but what were the immediate effects throughout the newly unified country? A document-based question focuses on the consequences of the first assassination of...
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Selecting a President: Primaries and Caucuses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is a party caucus anyway? And what part do caucuses play in the primaries? Everything future voters need to know about the four stages in the presidential selection process is provided by this resource. The 2012 US Presidential...
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Using the World Wide Web

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The Internet is the host of a wealth information—good and bad—and it takes practice to know which sites offer the most credible material. Here, scholars explore a variety of news sources to discover valuable information on topics such as...
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Abraham Lincoln Bio Poem

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Everyone knows about Abraham Lincoln as a historical figure, but what was he like as a person? Young historians complete a biopoem about Lincoln, including his character traits, his relationships, his fears, and his needs.
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Mystery State # 28

For Students 6th - 8th
Using clues is a great way to increase deductive and logical reasoning skills. Boost thinking skills while quizzing kids about us geography. They use five clues to determine which state is in question. 
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President William Taft

For Students 4th - 5th
In this US history instructional activity, students read a biography about President William Taft and answer ten true and false questions.
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Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
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Presidential Birth Requirement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Every president of the United States must be a natural-born citizen, but the definition of natural-born is not as straightforward as it seems. Secondary scholars examine two points of view surrounding the constitutional requirement and...
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Good Afternoon America: Truman’s First Public Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Harry Truman's first speech as president. In this Truman presidency lesson plan, students examine the speech delivered to the American public upon Truman's swearing in to office. Students research the state of the...
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Prosecution or Persecution

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Investigate the future of the presidency in the wake of the House of Representatives' vote to impeach President Clinton. The class brainstorms both sides of the argument, reads and discusses an article, then analyzes and writes a journal...
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Judicial Review

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Student demonstrate understanding of both sides of the argument between Jefferson and Marshall that led to the strengthening of the Judicial Branch through the creation of judicial review. Unit is comprised of five lessons and fits into...
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Get to Know Your Bill of Rights

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and examine the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America. They sequence events significant to this time period, read and discuss text, and in small groups prepare and present the...