Picturing First Families
Students complete a variety of activities as they study Washington, D.C., the Presidency, and George Washington. They take a virtual trip to Washington, D.C., and visit the National Portrait Gallery, the White House, and the Library of Congress.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 9 Downloads
Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Pets are Popular with U.S. Presidents
Students discuss their pets and read about pets that have lived in the White House. In this current events activity, the teacher introduces the article with a vocabulary activity and pet survey, then the students read the news article...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
George Washington Story Starter
Imagine traveling back in time and having the opportunity to meet the very first president of the United States, what would you do? Challenge the imagination and creative writing skills of young learners with this fun writing prompt.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Every Day Is Presidents' Day at the White House
Learners explore the history of the White House and the role of the president. They explore the White House Historical Association website, answer questions, create a drawing of the Oval Office, and take an online quiz.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
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 instructional activity studnets take a virtual tour of the White House and construct a White House...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President
Students examine the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. They explore various websites, listen to a State of the Union address, and write a letter to the President of the...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History