Before and Beyond the Constitution: What Should a President Do?
Pupils discuss the powers and responsibilities of the President, list some precedents established during Washington's presidency, and match presidential actions with the type of Executive power it is.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 24 Downloads
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
George Washington: A National Treasure
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The American Presidency Grades 7-9
As part of a study of the American Presidency, groups investigate five topics: Campaigns and Elections, Role and Responsibilities, Life in the White House, Assassination and Mourning, and Communicating the Presidency.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Portraits of the Presidents
Learners study the United States Presidents through a variety of activities, games, and puzzles. For this United States President lesson plan, students are introduced to the Presidents and the role the president has played throughout...
2nd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Primary Source Worksheet: General Washington, Letter Declaring Acceptance of the Command of the Armies of the United States
Discover what influenced president George Washington's decision in his early career to command the United States army by analyzing his formal acceptance with this primary source analysis instructional activity.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Washington, D.C.: The Ultimate Core Knowledge Field Trip
Students plan for a trip to the nation's capital. In this Washington, D.C. lesson, students conduct research to prepare for a 9-day trip to the city that allows them to experience art, history, geography, and technology. Students also...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
A President's Vision: George Washington
Who knew that one poster about George Washington could have so many learning possibilities attached to it? Here you'll find an attractive learning display on the first president of the United States, as well as worksheets and...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How do we hire a President?
What are the job requirements for the office of president of the United States? What attributes should a candidate possess? Are the qualities needed to govern the same as those needed to win? What can an analysis of the management style...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
War Powers Act and the Constitution
The strength of this plan, which focuses on the War Powers Act, is in the included supplementary materials. Class members read several provided documents, take notes, and discuss their opinions and then deliberate within small groups or...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed