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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

The Life of Abraham Lincoln -- Reading Comprehension
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle I
The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
George Washington Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
The Washington Monument
My Book About Abraham Lincoln
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

The Presidential Election Process
U.S. President: Facts
Write a Letter to the President
Presidential Trading Cards
The Era of Thomas Jefferson
Thoughts for the President
Women Following Washington's Army
More Presidents' Day Lessons

Slideshows

Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzles: Printables Gallery
Favorite Presidents' Day Printables Gallery, Grades K-8
Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 4-8)
Thanksgiving Turkey Traditions at the White House
First Kids
Cherry Blossoms of Washington, D.C.
Women Nobel Prize Winners in Science

Quizzes

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

Technology Resources for Presidents' Day

Celebrating Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Presidential Quotations Crossword Puzzle II
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle III
Presidential Administration Nicknames Crossword Puzzle
Deaths and Assassinations Crossword Puzzle
Presidential Occupations Crossword Puzzle
"Lincoln: A Photobiography" Word Search
Abraham Lincoln Crossword by Ingri d'Aulaire
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

My Book About George Washington
Patriotic Book
George Washington Silhouette
Patriotic Resist
Star Design
Patriotic Hat
Silhouette Mobile
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: The Gettysburg Address
Jean Fritz's American History Books
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
World War II: Letter to the President
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship Discussion Guide
Daily Journal Topics: The Father of Our Country
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: President Taft's Bathtub
More Presidents' Day Literature Resources

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Problems
Telling the Truth About Metric Units
George Washington Word Problems
Scaling New Heights
Quotations by Famous Presidents
More Math Activities for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Patriotic Word Search
Lincoln Wordsearch
If I Were the President
Dolley Madison Biography Reading Warm-Up
Thomas Jefferson Biography: A Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up
Log Cabin Pattern
George W. Bush Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
The Lincoln Memorial
Theodore Roosevelt
George Washington: Father of Our Country
Know the Presidents
Presidential Nicknames Crossword Puzzle II
Women Following Washington's Army
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

References

Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
U.S. President's Cabinet
President Thomas Jefferson Biography
President George Washington Biography
President Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. Biography
President James Monroe Biography
President Chester Alan Arthur Biography
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

First 10 U.S. Presidents Quiz
Presidential Events Crossword Puzzle I
Don't Know Much About® the Presidents Teacher's Guide
President John Adams Biography
President John Quincy Adams Biography
President Abraham Lincoln Biography
President John Tyler Biography
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

Richard Milhouse Nixon
James Earl Carter, Jr.
President James Madison Biography
President Franklin Pierce Biography
President Martin Van Buren Biography
President Rutherford Birchard Hayes Biography
President Andrew Jackson Biography
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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