President's Day Activities, Crafts, and Writing - ELA & SS for Presidents Day

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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87 pages
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This Presidents Day unit includes vocabulary words, reading passages, crafts, writing activities, and more to make your President’s Day lessons fun & engaging! This unit has been designed to bring in a variety of Presidents day activities and sources into your classroom while addressing Common Core Standards along the way!!

Students will learn about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, The White House, The Secret Service, Becoming A President, and Election Day through the ELA and Social Studies activities in this unit. 

This President’s Day unit includes:

Presidential Words Dictionary where students can record vocabulary words they encounter in this unit.

George Washington Reading Passage & Activities:

  • Reading passage in two differentiated levels
  • Comprehension questions
  • Beginning/Middle/End or Fact/Fact/Opinion
  • Graphic Organizer

Abraham Lincoln Reading Passage & Activities:

  • Reading passage in two differentiated levels
  • Comprehension questions
  • Portrait of Strong Leaders
  • Standard and Non standard Measurement Activities

The White House Reading Passage & Activities:

  • Reading passage in two differentiated levels
  • Comprehension questions
  • Flipbook Compare/Contrast
  • Venn Diagram
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Persuasive Writing: House For Sale
  • Compare Contrast Writing: My House Vs. The Presidents

The Secret Service Reading Passage & Activities:

  • Reading passage in two differentiated levels
  • Comprehension questions
  • Secret Service Job Application
  • Sunglasses Craft

Becoming The President Reading Passage & Activities:

  • Reading passage in two differentiated levels
  • Comprehension questions
  • Opinion Writing: How To Be A Great President
  • Graphic Organizer
  • Patriotic Hat Craftivity

Election Day Reading Passage & Activities:

  • Reading passage in two differentiated levels
  • Comprehension questions
  • Mock Election Materials
  • Election Graphing + Data Analysis

What teachers are saying…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This unit includes SO MANY wonderful activities!  Our favorites were learning about (and applying for!) the Secret Service and making the George Washington hats.  Thanks so much! :)” - Cathay V.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Love this unit! It is perfect for my first graders and aligns with a lot of the concepts we have been learning such as compare and contrast.” - Lauren S.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This unit is fabulous! It's not too cutesy and has great information and passages for the students to read. I really appreciate the 2 different versions to differentiate for students. Thank you so much for a cute, but educational unit for President's Day that isn't just about Washington and Lincoln! I love it!! :)” - Fun Times in Mrs Flatts CLass

© Stephanie Stewart - Falling Into First

Total Pages
87 pages
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With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

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