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President for a Day
Students imagine they are president of the United States for one day! students study general information about the duties of the president of the United States. They create a schedule for one day as president.
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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
Presidents' Day Poem
What a great way to combine English language arts with your celebration of Presidents' Day! Youngsters are guided through the reading of a poem sung to the tune of "Itsy Bitsy Spider" on the jobs of the president of the United States,...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Tragedy
How does society prevail in the face of challenge? After reading President Ronald Reagan's speech to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986, your learners will then discuss the tone of the speech itself...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review US Presidents – George Washington
George Washington was the first president of the United States. Here, learners read a passage about Washington's contribution to America during his time as president. Then they answer seven multiple choice questions followed by three...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Presidents
Can young historians match presidents' childhood photos to their faces today? Challenge them to do it in this fun interactive by the National Park Service! It offers multiple chances to match correctly before giving a brief snippet about...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
So You Want to Be President?: Lesson 15
Students explore the election process. In this government and literacy lesson, students listen to the book Ruby May Has Something to Say by David Small and discuss the importance of clear communication of your personal feelings. Students...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Running for President Story Starter
Most American children have, at one point or another, imagined what it would be like to run for president. Offer this creative writing prompt to young writers and discover how the world would change if kids were charge.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
All in a Day's Work
Who is Herman Melville? Read and discuss "Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-street." Then, discuss the film adaptations of Melville's work and translate a passage of the text into modern-day English. Discussion questions are...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable