Our First President
In this social studies worksheet, students read a short story about George Washington as a boy. Students answer five questions about the reading.
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George Washington: 1732-1799
Interesting facts about our first president, George Washington, are presented in this 11-slide PowerPoint. Colorful photos correspond with each slide. Tip: After showing this slideshow to your students, have them write a letter to the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
President Nixon 1969 Inaugural Address
Richard Nixon, newly sworn in as the 37th president of the United States, reflects on the decades between his January 20, 1969 inaugural address and the beginning of the next millennium. Emphasizing the American dream, peace versus war,...
18 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
President Kennedy 1961 Inaugural Address
The strong, direct words of President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address provided a philosophical turning point to 20th century American democracy. For 13 poignant minutes, the 35th president cautioned his fellow citizens about showing...
14 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
American Presidents: John Adams
The first president to live in the White House, John Adams was not particularly popular. He took a lot of flack from his supporters when he refused to go to war with France. Although he could be responsible for the western United States,...
3 mins 5th - 8th Social Studies & History
What Does George W. Bush Have in Common With Past U.S. Presidents?
Sixth graders discover what it takes to become President of the United States. Using a database, they complete a scavenger hunt to determine what George W. Bush has in common with past Presidents. They also create a spreadsheet which...
6th Social Studies & History