Students are introduced to the lives and contributions of the first seven presidents of the United States. They, in groups, conduct further research on one of these president and his political platform and design a presentation for the class.
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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
Washington’s Farewell Speech
Practice reading fluency with a Reader's Theater performance based on Washington's Farewell Address. The teacher begins by reading a few paragraphs from the address and talking about mood and expression with the class. Groups of five...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
With Malice toward None: Lincoln's Assassination
Students analyze primary documents regarding Lincoln's assassination. In this instructional activity on Lincoln's assassination, students analyze three primary sources of information regarding President Lincoln's assassination.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
A Monument Please, For the Big Cheese
Students research a President from the United States. In this United States history lesson, students read about their selected President and record interesting facts. Students design a monument for the President they researched.
3rd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History