Presidents' Day

Ready-To-Go Teacher Created Activities

Presidents' Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday in February. Traditionally designed to honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln birthdays, today this holiday often celebrates many of the great American presidents. Create a free account and search Presidents in the Ready-To-Go Publicly Shared Activities Bank.

 

 

Presidents' Day Is Here! 

Introduce primary students to Presidents' Day. Grab their attentions with a informative and engaging four minute video. Read fun facts about both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Followed by four multiple choice questions. This activity is a great social studies and reading activity. 

 

Presidents' Day is Here!

 
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U.S. Presidents- Abraham Lincoln

Upper elementary students learn more about our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Grab your students' attention with a short video full of interesting facts and photos. The one page biography provides an overview of Lincoln's life. Seven multiple choice questions and three extended response questions  help develop strong ELA  and computer skills.

 

U.S. Presidents- Abraham Lincoln

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President George Washington 

A colorful timeline of Washington's life, interesting facts, and one page article give upper elementary students a good overview of our first President's life. Students are asked to think and reflect on information introduced on charts. This article leads to great partner or class discussion. Automated scoring provides teachers and students with immediate results.

 

President George Washington

 
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Presidents of the United States: Who Was It?

Introduce middle or high school students to some very interesting presidential facts in this fun activity.  A short video combines entertainment with education with 15 strange president facts. Then allow students to research many of our past presidents to match facts to names. 

 

Presidents of the United States: Who Was It?

 
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"Powers of Americans"- Exceprt from President Ronald Reagan's Speech

This lesson is geared toward middle school students. The lesson is complete with photographs, live video footage, excerpts from the speech and multiple choice and extended response questions. Covering both ELA and social studies standards and this is an excellent Presidents' Day activity. 

 

Powers of Americans

 
 
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