George Washington: Founding Father
Students explore George Washington. Focusing on his personal life, it offers an examination of the man behind the towering symbol. Washington's stature as first president and founding father created a public persona. George
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George vs. George: The American Revolution as seen from Both Sides
Accompany a reading of George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer with a collection of short-answer questions and vocabulary terms predefined for your convenience.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Slave Lifeon George Washington’s Mount Vernon Plantation
Eleventh graders investigate slave life on the Mount Vernon Plantation. In this slavery activity, 11th graders examine photographs of and documents about George Washington's home as they participate in classroom station activities....
11th Social Studies & History
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
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring George Washington's Leadership
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history lesson, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Where US Politics Came From
After the passage of the United States Constitution, the founding fathers faced a difficult question: What kind of country should we be? How democratic should we be, and much free speech should we have? Discover the different visions...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
George Washington's Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
Take a tour to George Washington's Mount Vernon with the help of an interactive website that explores the property's ins and outs. Each stop offers an informational video, a detailed explanation, or a close-up image of the area in focus.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable