The Presidents Day seasonal pages will provide you with resources to help your students learn about Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, as well as the office of President. Ideas within this section include: journal activities, lesson plans and internet resources.
Your creativity can help other teachers. Submit your Presidents Day activity today. Don't forget to include additional resources-documents, web sites, or a photo.
Presidents Day dates:
February 20, 2023
February 19, 2024
February 17, 2025
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Activities and Crafts for Presidents Day Grades Various
Excellent resources from Enchanted Learning.
Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plans Grades Various
Lesson plans for the study of Ab Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln Online Grades Various
Curriculum resources and lesson plans.
George Washington - A National Treasure
This kit may be good for older students, but it may also act as a great teacher resource.
George Washington Lives - On the Internet! Grades Various
George Washington: Farmer, Soldier, and First President of the United States of America. Students can learn all about him on the Internet -- by George
Presidents at Inauguration Graph: How Old Were They? Grades K-8
Students use online or library resources to find or calculate each president's age at inauguration. They graph the ages of the presidents to create a visual device for seeing who was the youngest and oldest president, what the average age was at inauguration, and so on.
The Presidents of the United States
We Must Not be Enemies: Lincoln's First Inaugural Address Grades 3-5
Help your students understand the historical context and significance of Lincoln's inaugural address through archival documents such as campaign posters, sheet music, vintage photographs and documents. Learn how the resources in EDSITEment-reviewed sites can help you do the same for any President.
Who Killed Abraham Lincoln? Grades 6-12
Students read an original manuscript about the investigation of Lincoln's assassination, then work in groups to write and perform a play based on the story.
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