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Presidents' Day Teacher Resources

Presidents' Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February. Use these cross-curricular printables, lessons, and references to teach your class about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln – two U.S. presidents born in February. Games, crossword puzzles, and art activities will keep students of all ages interested in politics and government. Explore the biographies below to learn about the life and politics of each president. Then, use quizzes to assess students' knowledge of U.S. history.

Educational Videos

George Washington – Videos & Activities
Abraham Lincoln – Videos & Activities

Printables

Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
Could You Be President?
My Book About Abraham Lincoln
My Book About George Washington
George Washington Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Patriotic Word Search
The Washington Monument
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

The Presidential Election Process
Write a Letter to the President
The Era of Thomas Jefferson
Presidential Trading Cards
More Presidents' Day Lessons

Slideshows

Statues of Washington, D.C.
Favorite Presidents' Day Printables Gallery, Grades K-8
Presidential Pets
Women Nobel Prize Winners in Science
First Kids
Cherry Blossoms of Washington, D.C.
Thanksgiving Turkey Traditions at the White House

Quizzes

Presidents' Day Quiz
George Washington's Life (Advanced Level) Quiz
Abraham Lincoln's Life Quiz (Advanced Level)

Technology Resources for Presidents' Day

The Era of Thomas Jefferson
Celebrating Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Meet the Presidents
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

My Book About George Washington
George Washington Silhouette
All About the Presidents Mini-Book
Our Traveling Presidents
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

Jean Fritz's American History Books
Write a Letter to the President
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: The Gettysburg Address
World War II: Letter to the President
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
Lincoln's Last Days Teacher's Guide
Daily Journal Topics: Honest Abe
More Presidents' Day Literature Resources

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

George Washington Word Problems
Quotations by Famous Presidents
More Math Activities for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Jean Fritz's American History Books
Write a Letter to the President
If I Were the President
Lincoln Wordsearch
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
Dolley Madison Biography Reading Warm-Up
Log Cabin Pattern
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
Jean Fritz's American History Books
Dwight D. Eisenhower's Little Rock Response
The Lincoln Memorial
The Era of Thomas Jefferson
Theodore Roosevelt
James Earl Carter, Jr.
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

References

Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
U.S. President's Cabinet
President Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. Biography
President George Washington Biography
President James Monroe Biography
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
President Theodore Roosevelt Biography
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Jean Fritz's American History Books
Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
Know the Presidents
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
First 10 U.S. Presidents Quiz
President George Washington Biography
Ronald Reagan's First Inaugural Address
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

My Book About George Washington
Jean Fritz's American History Books
Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
The Era of Thomas Jefferson
George Washington: Father of Our Country
Abraham Lincoln Time Line
Richard Milhouse Nixon
More U.S. Presidents' Biographies

Additional Presidents' Day Resources

U.S. Presidency Resources
Elections – Teacher Resources
U.S. Government Resources for Teachers
Patriotic Art Activities

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