Great for an INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK. Give students the factoids and have them do one or more of the extension activities.
Learn lots of fun facts about the Presidents of the United States. A couple of extension activities are included, too.
Please check out these resources:
1. Did You know that President John Quincy Adams had an alligator? Martin Van Buren had two tiger cubs and President McKinley's pet parrot could whistle, "Yankee Doodle". Did you know that President Franklin D. Roosevelt served HOT DOGS to the King of England? Did you know that President Garfield could write with both his right and left hand at the SAME time? Presidential Webquest/Extension Activities: Presidents:A Webquest
2. Did you know that Florence Harding was the first woman to be able to VOTE for her husband in a presidential election? Learn about the contributions of some of our first ladies with this fun and informative web quest. First Ladies of the USA: A Webquest
3. Learn about Abe Lincoln with this informative web quest! President Lincoln started our national Thanksgiving holiday.And, you may not know that Abraham Lincoln didn't like the name Abe and that even his wife called him by the name Lincoln. Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. Updated to include extension activities for language arts. Abraham Lincoln: A Webquest
4. Learn about the White House with 10 informative web questions, comprehension and discussion questions and several extension activities. White House: A Webquest
I have also written several plays on First Ladies including: Dolly Madison, Abigail Adams, Martha Washington,Florence Harding, Edith Wilson, Mary Todd Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt,Lady Bird Johnson, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama.
1. BOOK Fun Facts(great for National Library Day, 4/15 and Library of Congress Day, 4/24: Book Fun Facts
2.Earth Day Freebie: Earth Day Freebie
3. Women' s History Month Freebie: Women's History Month Freebie
4. Black History Month Freebie: Black History Month Freebie
5. Pumpkin Facts: Pumpkin Fun Facts
6. Amazing Mummy Facts: Amazing Mummy Facts
7. Amazing Chinese New Year Factoids: Chinese New Year Factoids
8. King Tut Day Freebie: King Tut Day Freebie
9. April Fools’ Day Freebie: April Fools’ Day Freebie
10. Learn about Diwali: Diwali Fun Facts