Refine Your Results

Content Curators



Resource Types


40 reviewed resources for george h. w. bush

Lesson Planet

The Presidency of George H.W. Bush

For Students 8th - 12th
Is your class studying President George H.W. Bush? If so, they can find out about how he became president and some of the economic problems he faced while in office by reading this brief informational text. There are three questions to...
1 In 1 Collection 21:24
Lesson Planet

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
President George Herbert Walker Bush, sworn in as the 41st president of the United States, addresses the nation on January 20, 1989. He connects patriotism with hard work, citizenship with compassion, and strength in both American...
Lesson Planet

Every Day Edit - George H.W. Bush

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical errors in a short paragraph about George H. W. Bush. The errors range from punctuation, spelling, grammar, and capitalization.
Lesson Planet

On This Day: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While a Republican president envisioned NAFTA—and a Democratic administration enacted it—it does not enjoy universal support. A video resource collection, including clips from presidential speeches by George H.W. Bush to Donald J. Trump,...
Lesson Planet

On This Day: Veterans/Armistice Day

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While Veterans Day started as a way to remember World War I, it now honors veterans from all conflicts. Scholars consider the meaning of the day while viewing clips of ceremonies, presidential speeches, and military historians talking...
Lesson Planet

On This Day: Barack Obama Becomes the First African American to Win a Presidential Election

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The election of Barack Obama in 2008 was a watershed moment in African American and American history. Using clips from the acceptance and concession speeches, as well as the words of outgoing president, George H. W. Bush, budding...
Lesson Planet

President George Walker Bush

For Students 4th - 6th
A short article on President George W. Bush awaits your students. After reading the article, students answer six multiple choice questions about Bush and his presidency. Answers appear at the end.
Lesson Planet


For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Make analyzing the sequence of events in an informational text easy. Ask readers to craft a one-sentence summary of each paragraph in a document and create a text map. To demonstrate their understanding of the process, participants read...
Lesson Planet

George Bush and the New World Order (1)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the George H. W. Bush presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Lesson Planet

Refugees from the Caribbean: Cuban and Haitian “Boat People”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should refugees fleeing poverty be allowed the same entrance into the United States as those fleeing persecution? High schoolers read about US foreign policy in the late 20th century regarding refugees from Cuba and Haiti, and engage in...
Lesson Planet

George Herbert Walker Bush

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American history learning exercise, students read a biography about George Herbert Walker Bush and complete 8 multiple choice questions.
Lesson Planet

A Thousand Points of Light

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore philanthropy in the United States. For this character education and U.S. history lesson, students analyze a quote from President G.W. Bush requesting that U.S. citizens put more time into service projects. Students view...
Lesson Planet

The Mini Page: July 14 is Bastille Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
July 14th, 1789 marked the beginning of the French Revolution and the end of French aristocracy. Read all about Bastille Day with a kids' newspaper that also includes articles on American popular culture, the circulatory system, and...
Lesson Planet

Like Father, Like Son: Presidential Families

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the role of the President. They discuss the President's responsibilities and compare both father/son presidents (Adams and Bush).
Lesson Planet

Contemporary U.S. History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this contemporary U.S. history activity, students respond to 8 short answer questions about 1980's and 1990's American culture and history.
Lesson Planet

A Conservative Era

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this Conservative Era worksheet, students write definitions for six terms, examine five pairs of sentences then determine which one is false, then link two sets of words together by identifying which historical theme they share in...
Lesson Planet

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
An engaging video details the history behind Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Viewers discover how the holiday came to be and sheds light on diverse cultural traditions.  
Lesson Planet

The Great Society and A Thousand Points of Lights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare 2 preseidental speeches. In this presidential agenda lesson plan, students compare and contrast a Lyndon B. Johnson speech with a George H. W. Bush Speech. 
Lesson Planet

Full Court Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the Supreme Court's role and function in the federal government and examine how Chief Justice Rehnquist's illness might affect the future of the Court. They write letters to President Bush on the Supreme Court...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Playing on Emotions: Focus on Political Ads Featuring Children

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Political ads are designed to play on viewers' emotions. The focus of this resource is on ads that feature children, either to establish the candidate as family friendly, or to create fear for children in the minds of viewers. Groups...
Lesson Planet

Foreign Affairs

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Inform your class about foreign policy during the Reagan administration. The resource includes a reading passage that gives an overview of foreign policy decisions made during the Reagan administration and nine questions for pupils to...
Lesson Planet

A Constitution for Kids

For Students 6th Standards
What better day to celebrate the US Constitution than on Constitution Day! After reading a short passage about the different understandings of habeas corpus and ex post facto, sixth graders respond to 10 multiple choice and short answer...
Lesson Planet

New American Roles

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
America has dealt with its fair share of hardships in contemporary history. The resource discusses the events of the Gulf War, September 11th, the Afghanistan War, and The Iraq War. Scholars click on artifacts to learn more information,...
Lesson Planet

Compound Sentences

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here’s a quick review of compound sentences and how to create them. Your middle schoolers might not see the humor in the sample sentences, but older viewers certainly will.

Other popular searches