Our First President
In this reading for details worksheet, students read a short passage about George Washington as a boy. Students read the four clues and draw a line to match the clue to its answer.
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Saving the Birds
Learn about the kindness and strength of Abraham Lincoln with a reading comprehension activity. After third and fourth graders read a short story about Lincoln saving a family of robins, they answer four questions about the plot and...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts 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
Celebrate Abe Lincoln: A Primary Timeline Activity
Students explore the qualities possessed by Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students create a timeline of events that shows why Abraham Lincoln could overcome obstacles to be come President. Students create a book and...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents
Arranged into small groups, learners read a paragraph of the news story "Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents." As one reads, others mark the text (underlining important information and writing notes in the margin of the story). After...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts
Chasing George Washington Reinforcing Activity
Explore the White House by reading the book Chasing George Washington by Ronald Kidd. In this United States government and literacy lesson studnets take a virtual tour of the White House and construct a White House timeline using cubes...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History