February 16th, 2016

Expand Presidential Knowledge With These Resources

Expand Presidential Knowledge With These Resources

Set a precedent for presidential knowledge with these FREE¬†Educational Resources–all aligned to NY State Academic Standards.

Presidential Speeches & Political Parties: There is a Difference: Histograms vs. Bar Graphs Presidential Speeches & Political Parties: Presidents' Day Presidential Speeches & Political Parties: What Would You Have Done?

 

Elementary School

There is a Difference: Histograms vs. Bar Graphs

In this lesson plan, students will summarize information about party affiliation and ages at inauguration of Presidents of the United States in frequency tables and graphs. This leads to a discussion about categorical data (party affiliations) vs. numerical data (inauguration ages) and histograms vs bar graphs.

Related NY State Academic Standards: 3.MD.3, 7.SP.6, and 8.SP.1

Middle School

Presidential Speeches

In this lesson plan, students will listen to and analyze a presidential speech in order to understand the principles held by the president and the historical context in which the speech was made; prepare and hold a campaign and reelection simulation involving the featured presidents to compare leadership qualities; research and collect historical information surrounding each featured president and play a trivia game based on this information.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.3, and more!

High School

What Would You Have Done? 20th-Century Presidents

In this lesson plan, students will investigate decisions made during various presidential administrations.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.11-12.8, RI.11-12.9, RH.9-10.6, and more!

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