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Every-Day Edit: President Warren G. Harding

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this editing learning exercise, students read and edit a short paragraph on President Warren G. Harding to find 10 errors involving capitalization, punctuation, spelling and/or grammar. Students correct each error.
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To Tell the Truth: Will the Real Warren G. Harding Please Step Forward!

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders play the role of historians, working to become experts on Warren G. Harding's private and public life. They become contestants in a simulation of the popular 1970s television show "To Tell the Truth".
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From War to Peace

For Teachers 8th - 11th
For this post World War I worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 5 vocabulary terms that match 5 definitions, change 3 false statements into true statements, and explain 2 historical themes regarding this time period in...
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Dr. Seuss Takes on Charles Lindbergh

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students study the leaders of the isolationist movement within the United States and the causes of the isolationist movement, they recognize and compare the perceptions of both the isolationists within the US and those who took a more...
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2016 Electoral College Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The electoral college can be confusing for citizens of any age. Clear up misconceptions with a handy printable map that details how many electoral votes are allotted to each state, as well as a history of modern elections, complete with...
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American Presidents 20c

For Students 6th
In this matching worksheet, 6th graders match the U. S. president with an act, trial, policy, or event that occurred during his presidency. Students match 25 answers.
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20C American Presidents

For Students 5th - 7th
In this American Presidents instructional activity, learners match the names of 25 Presidents with a phrase that describes an event in their term. This page begins with number 51 and goes to number 75.
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20c American Presidents

For Students 8th - 12th
In this American Presidents instructional activity, students respond to 25 matching questions that require them to match the 25 former Presidents to the appropriate phrases, events, or quotes.
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Why a President? Why not a King?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research how and why a country elects to have an executive branch of the government. They study the office of the Presidency of the US.
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Noncombatancy and the Seventh ­day Adventist Church

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders investigate how the Seventh Day Adventists are objectors to the practice of war. The lesson plan covers the Civil War and examines the church's position about the practice of war. The research extends to modern wars and...
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New York State Testing Program: English/Language Arts Listening Selection, Grade 5

For Students 5th
In this 5th grade English/Language Arts standardized test practice worksheet, students listen to a fictional story that as their instructor reads it aloud 2 times. No questions accompany the worksheet.
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American Presidents Matching Activity

For Students 8th
In this American Presidents activity, 8th graders match the names of 17 presidents with statements related to their presidency. A reference web site is given for additional activities
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Using Primary Sources: Letters from the Presidents

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students research the life of a president by reading personal letters on the American Presidents web site, and explore the ways that the character and personality of the president affected the ways they handled historical events.
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Paths to the Presidency

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate a timeline of the career paths that US presidents took before they became the president. They how these career choices prepared these men for the presidency.
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Poetry and the American Presidents

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choose a poetry activity in order to focus their research about American presidents.
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President Notebook

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars make presidential notebooks which they add to throughout the year. They arrange information about each president into an informational chapter.