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1,580 resources with the concept united states presidents

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Revolutionary War/ George Washington

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view  pictures of George Washington to gather information about his life.  In this George Washington lesson, work in groups and describe events in the life of George Washington. Students write a journal entry as a figure...
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The Making of Our First President

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate George Washington's military career. For this George Washington lesson, students research the contributions of Washington the colonial military and then write editorials about his accomplishments for a mock colonial...
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Famous Virginians; George Washington as Plantation Owner

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate the presidency by researching George Washington's life.  In this biographical lesson, students identify George Washington and discuss his life as the owner of a Virginia plantation.  Students view photographs of the...
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Civil War by researching the state of Virginia.  In this US History lesson, 4th graders identify Abraham Lincoln, James Chestnut and Fort Sumter, and discuss their roles in the start of the Civil War. ...
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Discover George Washington: Soldier, Farmer, President

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students discover the importance of a President by researching George Washington.  In this biographical lesson, students read a biography about the first President of the U.S. and examine photographs of the man.  Students define the...
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Abraham Lincoln (President's Day)

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate Abraham Lincoln.  In this U.S. history presidents lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation including pictures and information about Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, and the Emancipation Proclamation. ...
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Andrew Jackson vs. The National Bank

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore Andrew Jackson's vision for the National Bank. In this Jackson presidency lesson, students determine why Jackson vetoed the National Bank's Charter and indentify the causes of the Panic of 1837.
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The Gettysburg Address

For Students 8th - 11th
In this American Civil War learning exercise, students paraphrase the 6 noted sections of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address speech.
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Civil War General Comparison

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant. For this Civil War lesson, 8th graders research both generals and write a comparative essay. They include a paragraph about Lee, another about Grant, and one showing the...
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Contributions of Famous Americans: Thurgood Marshall and Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders look at how Thurgood Marshall and  Abraham Lincoln contributed to American life today. In this famous Americans activity, 3rd graders look at pictures related to Marshall and Lincoln's life, they compare them, using a Venn...
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Lincoln 2.0

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate the Presidential history of Abraham Lincoln by completing a multimedia project.  For this U.S. politics lesson, students examine the image of Lincoln on a penny and work in groups to research Lincoln's life using the...
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Abraham Lincoln Cartoon

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze a political cartoon about Abraham Lincoln. In this political cartoon lesson, 8th graders analyze a cartoon depicting President Lincoln. Students determine the support that Lincoln had from the American public.
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President's Day

For Teachers 1st
First graders imagine that they are the President of the United States. In this history instructional activity the students think of three rules or laws that they would create if they were President. The students listen to a book about...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the life of Abraham Lincoln. In this life of Abraham Lincoln lesson, 1st graders discover how to use books and other recources to find information. Students view a slideshow and read the book "Abe Lincoln's Hat."
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The Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark Expedition – “Its Importance"

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine what was gained in the Louisiana Purchase. In this Westward Expansion lesson, 7th graders research the Lewis and Clark Expedition using the selected electronic and print sources. Students also study maps produced...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Lincoln's Presidency and the Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research events and people from the Civil War. For this Civil War lesson, 8th graders look at Lincoln's presidency and speeches. Students research the lives of important leaders and describe critical events in the war.