The American Presidency: Grades 4-6

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An interesting unit explains the American presidency from the campaign trail all the way to the role of the president. Historians participate in discussions, create posters, conduct Internet research, and more to gain an understanding of the presidency from winning the election to dealing with tragic events. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils create posters representing facts about their favorite presidents
  • Lead a group discussion on why or why not learners would want to live in the White House
Classroom Considerations
  • Younger academics may need assistance with the Internet research project 
Pros
  • The unit provides extended activities if additional class time is available 
  • Lessons provide differentiated instruction to enhance engagement 
Cons
  • None