Write to the President
For this letter worksheet, students write a letter to Wayne Pacelle, the president of the Humane Society. Students describe what animal problems they would like to see the HSUS focus on in the next 50 years.
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George Washington Acrostic Poem Activity
Celebrate George Washington's birthday—Presidents' Day—with a poem dedicated to him. Scholars compose an acrostic poem using his first and last name and facts they learned about his life, then showcase their creation on a poster.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review THE Founding Father
Who is the founding father—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Benjamin Franklin? Scholars decide which of three early Americans, should be crowned the founding father of America based on research. Then, they compose a persuasive...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Ladies and gentlemen, the Presidents of the United States! An easy-to-use and dependable reference app for your young historians, The American Presidency offers users a quick snapshot of each of the 44 presidents in United States history...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
New Review Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical Fiction
Thomas Jefferson is one of the most recognized names and faces in America—but is there more to the third president of the United States? Upper elementary and middle schoolers conduct research on Jefferson, his famous home at Monticello,...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
So You Want to Be President?: Lesson 15
Students explore the election process. In this government and literacy instructional activity, students listen to the book Ruby May Has Something to Say by David Small and discuss the importance of clear communication of your personal...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History