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A President's Vision: George Washington

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Who knew that one poster about George Washington could have so many learning possibilities attached to it? Here you'll find an attractive learning display on the first president of the United States, as well as worksheets and...
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George Washington: The Precedent President

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Everyone knows that George Washington was the first president, but do your scholars know why that was so important? The lesson plan, the third in a sequence of three, allows learners to understand how George Washington set a precedent...
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George Washington: The Precedent President

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate precedents set during George Washington's term in office. They conduct Internet research, develop a list of the responsibilities of the President, match Washington's accomplishments with the list, and play a game.
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Exploring George Washington's Leadership

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history lesson, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading...
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General George Washington, Military Leader

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Teach pupils the characteristics that make George Washington such an effective leader, especially in context of his time period. Scholars view artifacts, participate in group work, create lists, compare and contrast, and discuss as a...
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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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George Washington Acrostic Poem Activity

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Celebrate George Washington's birthday—Presidents' Day—with a poem dedicated to him. Scholars compose an acrostic poem using his first and last name and facts they learned about his life, then showcase their creation on a poster. 
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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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George Washington Carver Coloring and Activity Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Learn about the interesting life of George Washington Carver and his many accomplishments with this series of worksheets for primary grade learners. From coloring pages and word searches, to non-fiction reading passages and math skills...
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Slave Life on George Washington’s Mount Vernon Plantation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate slave life on the Mount Vernon Plantation. In this slavery instructional activity, 11th graders examine photographs of and documents about George Washington's home as they participate in classroom station...
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US Presidents – George Washington

For Students 4th Standards
George Washington was the first president of the United States. Here, learners read a passage about Washington's contribution to America during his time as president. Then they answer seven multiple choice questions followed by three...
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George Washington Character Traits

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Honor George Washington and his character traits with a character trait worksheet. Learners read two letters that Washington wrote in order to determine his character traits, while using evidence from the letters to support their answers.
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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 Carver and the Sweet Potato

For Teachers 1st Standards
Learn about George Washington Carver's important contributions to agriculture by studying the sweet potato. First graders read about the inventor's observations and prepare sweet potato slips for the class garden. Additionally, they...
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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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George Washington: The Living Symbol

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss George Washington's life and how he became a symbol of this nation. They categorize various images of Washington into the various roles he plays.
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The Happy Progress of Our Affairs: George Washington and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in a activity which uses Washington's own words to illustrate the events leading to the establishment of our national government, and the crucial roles he played throughout that process.
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George Washington Crossing the Delaware: A Study of Setting and Character

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine "Washington Crossing the Delaware." In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze the painting, research its background, and then perform skits based on their findings. 
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“George Washington’s Socks”: Vocabulary Part 1

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Supplement a class reading of George Washington's Socks with this list of vocabulary words. Including a mixture of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and adverbs, this resource asks young readers to record the page number and a synonym for each...
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The Living Museum: George Washington, the Slave Owner

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders bring early America to life. In this George Washington lesson, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the first president, explore the relationships he had with his slaves, and research the backgrounds of some of his...
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George Washington Timeline

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a research project.  In this historical figures lesson, 5th graders research facts about George Washington, compile timelines about George Washington, and then share their timelines with the class.
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George Washington’s Rules of Civility

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young historians read and analyze a handful of George Washington's Rules of Civility. They attempt to explain what each means in "plain English" before responding to the actual comprehension of the rules. 
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George Washington’s Socks Reader’s Guide

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dive into a class reading of the book George Washington's Socks with the help of this guide. Including a vocabulary list and series of comprehension questions for each chapter, this resource provides an excellent foundation for exploring...
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George Washington’s Socks: Short-Answer Questions Chapters 1-9

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Build a literature unit around the book George Washington's Socks with this series of short answer questions. Broken up in two- and three-chapter increments, these reading comprehension questions allow young readers to demonstrate their...

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