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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
Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
Composer Wordsearch
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
My Book About Abraham Lincoln
My Book About George Washington
Patriotic Word Search
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Slideshows

Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 4-8)
Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 1-3)
Favorite Presidents' Day Printables Gallery, Grades K-8
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzles: Printables Gallery
Presidential Pets
First Kids
Statues of Washington, D.C.

Quizzes

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

Technology Resources for Presidents' Day

Celebrating Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle I
Abraham Lincoln Crossword by Ingri d'Aulaire
Presidential Administration Nicknames Crossword Puzzle
February Bingo
The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Meet the Presidents
Presidents
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

Star Design
Patriotic Book
The Face of a Leader
Patriotic Design
Patriotic Hat
The Face of a Leader (Teacher Page)
Egg Carton Uncle Sam
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

Educator's Guide to Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
Jean Fritz's American History Books
Daily Journal Topics: The Father of Our Country
World War II: Letter to the President
Daily Journal Topics: Honest Abe
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: President Taft's Bathtub
More Presidents' Day Literature Resources

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

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

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Lincoln Wordsearch
Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Speech
Lincoln and Washington Bookmarks
If I Were the President
Log Cabin Pattern
George Washington Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
The Progressive Movement Reading Warm-Up
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
George Washington: Father of Our Country
Abraham Lincoln Time Line
The Lincoln Memorial
Just Like Lincoln: John F. Kennedy
Activities to Honor Heroes
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

References

President George Washington Biography
President John Quincy Adams Biography
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
Presidential Pets
President Abraham Lincoln Biography
President John Adams Biography
President Thomas Jefferson Biography
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

President James Madison Biography
President James Monroe Biography
President Andrew Jackson Biography
President Martin Van Buren Biography
President William Henry Harrison Biography
President John Tyler Biography
President James Knox Polk Biography
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

President Zachary Taylor Biography
President Millard Fillmore Biography
President Franklin Pierce Biography
President James Buchanan Biography
President Andrew Johnson Biography
President Ulysses Simpson Grant Biography
President Rutherford Birchard Hayes 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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