Presidents’ Day Literature List
Presidents’ Day Writing Station Words: Print and laminate a few colored copies of the Presidents' Day Writing Station words for students to use or copy one sheet for each student to put in their writing folder or journal.
“If I Were President” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy
the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw what they would
do if they wee the president. Collect each student paper and make classroom
book binding or stapling book together.
"All About George Washington” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and
then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw what
they know about George Washington. Collect each student paper and make a
classroom book binding or stapling book together.
“All About Abraham Lincoln” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then
copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw what they
know about Abraham Lincoln. Collect each student paper and make classroom
binding or stapling book together.
Student Booklet & Worksheets:
“George Washington “ or “Abraham Lincoln” Fact Student Booklet: Copy and
assemble each of the booklets for each student. There are two booklet pages to
each sheet, one about Washington and one about Lincoln . You can copy as many
pages as you would like students to do. Students fill in the blank of each president
page and then draw a picture of what they wrote.
Washington & Lincoln Nonfiction Organizers: After reading the books “ The Story
ofGeorge Washington” & “The Story of Abraham Lincoln” and other books about
the presidents have students fill out this nonfiction organizer with 3 facts they have
learned about each of the presidents. Students must include a topic and
concluding sentences about the president. At the bottom of the sheet students
write out their facts and conclusion into sentences to make a paragraph. This
paragraph can be typed up to make a classroom book or a student display. Note;
You could just have students pick either Lincoln or Washington instead of doing
Washington & Lincoln Venn Diagram : After reading the stories a few times,
students compare and contrast the two presidents. This can be done as a whole
group or will older students in a center or during worktime.
Washington & Lincoln Art Project: Copy and assemble Presidents using the
directions and template page in unit. Hang presidents in hallway or in the
classroom for decorations. I have included a little sign that students can attach to
their presidents that they can write a fact about each president.
Presidents Real & Nonsense Words Directions: Children place cards face down
and take turns drawing a card. Student reads words and decides whether it is a
real word or nonsense words. Child checks with partner or group to make sure
he/she is accurate. Child writes words on t-chart on white board or use sheet
provided in this resource (each student may have a sheet or you could use one
sheet for the whole game). The next person takes a turn. Play until all cards have
Presidents Make a Word Game: Children take the flag heart (consonant &
consonant blends are provided) and put it in front of a word chunk president to
make a word. Children can write words on white boards or use the Make A Word
Presidents Roll It! Read It Short Vowel Sounds: Two game cards with words for
Short Vowel Sounds of a, e, i, o & u; Students roll one dice and read the words or
sentences in the row they have rolled.
President More, Less , or Equal Clip Game: Children place a paper clip or
clothes pin to the correct answer; more than, less than or equal to. Note: Put a
little sticker on the back of card in the correct answer space so students can self-
correct their answers.
President Roll & Cover: (2 different games): One Dice Roll: Roll one die and
count your dots. Cover the number of dots you rolled with your marker. Two
players will need to use two different colors. Covering the most numbers wins!
Two Dice Roll: Roll two die and count your dots. Cover the number of dots you
rolled with your marker. Two players will need to use two different colors.Covering
the most numbers wins!
5 In A Row: Roll 2 dice and cover the sum. If the sum is not open, it is your
partners turn. The person who covers 5 in a row first wins! The flag in the middle
is a free space!