Students outline the notes they have taken on the life of a president they are studying for a research project.
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A President's Vision: Abraham Lincoln
Invite your learners to take a close look at Abraham Lincoln's presidency through analysis worksheets of several images and primary documents, presented on an educational poster entirely dedicated to this great United States president.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Morals vs. Political Moves Document Based Essay
Was Thomas Jefferson a hypocrite? Tackle this question with primary source analysis and an essay. The packet includes historical background, a writing prompt, a combined outline and checklist, and ten primary documents paired with...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
President Truman 1949 Inauguration
The Chicago Daily Tribune, along with many Americans, did not expect Harry S. Truman to win the 1948 presidential election. Yet on January 20, 1949, he took the oath of office and addressed the nation as the 32nd president of the United...
18 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Do Executive Orders Work?
What is an executive order? Why was it created? How does it differ for other tools available to the executive branch of the government? Introduce the concept with a short video that outlines the what, when, and why of the executive orders.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Where Were the U.S. Presidents Born?
The U.S. Constitution requires that the President be born in the United States. The 42 Presidents were born in 20 of the 50 states (or in colonies that later became states). This lesson uses maps to process and report information from a...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Let There Be Peace: Nobel Prize Winners
What is the Nobel Peace Prize? After they establish criteria for great leadership, secondary learners read a New York Times article about President Jimmy Carter's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Individuals research the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History