We found 58 reviewed resources for presidential
March 2, 1877: Hayes Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election
8th - 12th
After reading an interesting article comparing the disputed presidential election of 1877 to a similar event in the year 2000, kids blog a response. They read the article, check out the embedded links, then respond to four related...
Do Presidential Candidates Need to Be Good Debaters?
7th - 12th
Blogs can be a good way for learners to engage in writing, critical thinking, and social media in a formal way. The New York Times has provided learners age 13-18 with an article, background information, and several prompts to get them...
Covering the Campaign Trail: Technological Progress or Temporary Chaos?
9th - 11th
Students study the changes in reporting and journalism techniques that have evolved due to advances in technology by reading an online transcript. They debate whether the technological advances are positive or negative in the reporting...
The President and the Press ~ FDR's First Press Conference: March 1933
9th - 12th
Students consider that many presidential aides now speak "off the record," in essence conveying a message from the president. They examine why most Presidents have fewer press conferences the deeper they get into their terms of office.
Abraham Lincoln on the American Union: " A Word Fitly Spoken"
9th - 12th
Students consider Lincoln's perspective. In this presidential perspectives lesson, students explore the political thoughts of Lincoln through a series of lessons that make use of primary source analysis. They hypothesize and take a...
The Big Picture-Economic Security in the Country and your Community
9th - 12th
High schoolers explore economic security at the local and national level during the time period preceding the 2008 presidential election. They fill out surveys on their thoughts and concerns regarding the US economy, and watch a video...
Parts of Argument I: Film Debates
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What can you learn from watching others make an argument? Incorporate famous debate and courtroom movie scenes into a lesson on argumentative writing. As learners view the ways that characters craft their arguments, they note the claims,...