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Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Revolutionary War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
A thorough and measured look at the American Revolution includes movements on an animated map, high-quality reenactments, and instructive narration that takes learners through the vital first steps of the United States of America.
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George Washington and His Hatchet

For Students 4th Standards
America has a long history of presidents with an affinity for the truth, from Honest Abe to George Washington and his cherry tree. A short passage features Washington's infamous hatchet and confession, and includes four comprehension...
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U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Intermediate #1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
All of the details of American history fall into place with a clever crossword puzzle. Nearly 100 clues prompt middle and high schoolers to fit the correct answers to topics including the American Revolution, the Civil War, and...
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George Washington's Mount Vernon Virtual Tour

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take a tour to George Washington's Mount Vernon with the help of an interactive website that explores the property's ins and outs. Each stop offers an informational video, a detailed explanation, or a close-up image of the area in focus.
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George Washington: A National Treasure

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Uncover the answer to a specific clue in a portrait of George Washington with a spyglass in an Internet-based interactive. Learners read a clue to an item hidden in a portrait of the First President of the United States in the last years...
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George Washington: First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the lens of history portray George Washington as a good leader? A three-lesson unit looks at Washington's early military career as the commander of the Virginia Regiment, his role in the fight for independence from England, and his...
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Mount Rushmore

For Students 5th Standards
How did those faces get on that mountain, and why did they choose those particular presidents? Learn about Mount Rushmore's construction and the history behind the men represented on the mountainside with a short reading passage and set...
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Placing Events on a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
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George Washington's Socks by Elvira Woodruff

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A solid, straightforward book report form is an excellent addition to your literature unit. Class members note the main characters, point of view, plot elements, and other important details from a story, adding their favorite part from...
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The Power of Remembrance

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
On every July 4th, we watch fireworks and celebrate our independence, but how is the history of the American Revolution preserved? Four social studies instructional activity guide learners through different memorials, commemorative...
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George Washington: Centerpiece of a Nation

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A neat Presidents Day activity, this lesson plan provides a culminating learning experience for upper elementary aged learners. After analyzing George Washington's, "A Display of the United States of America," your learners will conduct...
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Presidents' Day Mobile

For Teachers K - 3rd
Accompany your Presidents' Day discussion with this hands-on activity. Scholars construct a mobile displaying figures of, and related to, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. 
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Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War

For Teachers 5th Standards
Stage a meeting of the Second Continental Congress in your classroom, then utilize the abundance of worksheets and informational texts in this resource to analyze the major events and consequences of the American Revolution. Other topics...
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The Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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George Washington- Mini Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From his role as a British officer in the French and Indian War, to a representative on the Continental Congress, and finally as the first president of the United States of America, offer your learners a succinct and comprehensive look...
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By George!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What better way to learn about George Washington and other United States presidents than with a fun board game? Learners review the accomplishments of Washington's administration through a collaborative board game, as well as draw...
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Presidents' Day Printables

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Your youngsters will celebrate and commemorate some of the most prominent presidents in United States history with these fun worksheets. Activities include practicing writing quotes by the presidents, designing a new American coin, and...
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Primary Source Worksheet: “Report on Manufacturers,” Annals of Congress

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Invite your learners to take a look at life during the term of United States president George Washington through analysis of an interesting primary source. The document summarizes American manufacturing capacities, as detailed by the...
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Where US Politics Came From

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After the passage of the United States Constitution, the founding fathers faced a difficult question: What kind of country should we be? How democratic should we be, and much free speech should we have? Discover the different visions...
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Money - A Brief History Of The American Dollar - Part 1 of 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is a dollar? Trace the dollar through US history. First it started as a silver or gold piece, then it became a promissory note, and eventually it became the bill we know today. Pink Floyd's "Money" plays quietly in the background...
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The Oddities of the First American Election

For Students 9th - 12th
How did Americans come to decide who would be the first president of the United States? Examine the establishment of the electoral college, the selection of George Washington as president, and the evolution of the nation's electoral...
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American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Introduce learners to the key players of the American Revolution. Each slide provides biographical information on the following people: John Adams, Samuel Adams, Crispus Attucks, King George III, Lord Cornwallis, Thomas Paine, Polly...
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History Review: Colonial America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore key moments in American history with the click of a mouse! Learners read 50 questions from different eras in early America, and watch the rest of the presentation to find more questions to answer.
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Manners and Mores of Washington's America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the social policies of early America. In this etiquette lesson, students read George Washington's "110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation." Students identify expectations for their own...