Your students will celebrate President’s Day by learning interesting presidential facts while reinforcing the common core standard of text structure! Students will work cooperatively to “scoot” to information cards and identify signal words. As a group, they will determine if the featured president’s story (Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt, Clinton, Obama) on each card was structured by the author in a compare/contrast, description, sequence, cause & effect, or problem/solution format. Directly aligned to common core standard RI.4.5, this engaging activity combines social studies, a special holiday, and a key language arts standard in one single session! Perfect for 3-5th grades! (I used this activity with my 4th graders for part of my teacher evaluation and passed with flying colors...my principal loved it!)
*5 color stations story cards
*2 sided student recording sheet
*complete answer key
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Additional President's Day Game! President's Day Jeopardy Interactive Game
Click on one of these for additional TEXT STRUCTURE resources!
Text Structure Scoot Game
BEST SELLER! Text Structure 4 Corners
QR TEXT STRUCTURE Sorting Task card Game
Text Structure Bundle
Text Structure using Boston Tea Party
Text Structure using Easter Traditions
Text Structure using Cinco de Mayo
Are you in need of additional high quality social studies materials? Please visit my store (JB Creations) for my TOP 10 resources listed below that will make your life so much easier! Just click on a link below!
1. 4th Grade Social Studies Stretchers: A Yearlong Review Bundle!
-a yearlong's worth of weekly review sheets that spiral through the standards
2. 4th Grade Social Studies Quick Check Spiral Review Set
-a set of quick assessments or review activities that also spiral through the standards (3rd and 5th grade versions available as well)
3. 4th Grade Social Studies Assessment Mega Bundle!
-a set of standards-aligned assessments for 4th grade social studies covering 6 key topics! (higher level thinking questions provided!)
4. Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled Native American Legends
-part of a HUGE collection of differentiated, whole class scripts for Reader's Theater that cover over 20 key topics! See below for more topics!
5. 4TH Grade Ohio Super Bundle of 8 Best Selling Social Studies Units
-ALL of my Social Studies units in one place for an amazing price! Over 50 hands-on activities!
6. 4th Grade Social Studies Mega Bundle of Content Specific Vocabulary Activity Pack
-8 sets of high quality vocabulary terms pulled from the 4th grade Social Standards with engaging activities!
7. 4th Grade SS AIR Test Prep Big Bundle of Google Forms!
-connect technology with Social Studies with this set of 4 Google Form quick-check assessments *NO GRADING
8. 4th Grade American Revolutionary War Bundle of Activities
-one of my topic specific bundles that contains high quality simulations, reader's theaters, activities, assessments, vocabulary, and SO MUCH MORE! *See below for more available topics!
9. 4th Grade Social Studies INB #1: Ohio's Early People
-part of a growing set of interactive notebooks for the Social Studies classroom including hands on activities linked to every standard!
10. AIR Test Prep: 4th Grade Social Studies Review SCOOT!
-one of my many cooperative, whole class games that reviews all of the Social Studies Standards in a fun, competitive way! Students love games!
ADDITIONAL BEST SELLING SOCIAL STUDIES BUNDLES:
Native Americans in Ohio Mega Unit
4th Grade Government Super Bundle of Activities and Lessons
Early Ohio Social Studies Activity Bundle
Economics Mini Unit for 4th Grade
Best Selling! Ohio Transportation Unit
Map Skills Interactive Activity Bundle!
4th Grade American Holiday Social Studies Bundle
ADDITIONAL READER'S THEATERS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES
Social Studies Readers' Theater Super Bundle (13 plays!)
Reader's Theater: Famous Ohio Inventors
Reader's Theater: The Battle over Ohio (Northwest Territory)
Reader's Theater: We the People (Branches of Government)
Reader's Theater: An Age of Exploration
Reader's Theater: The Boston Tea Party
Reader's Theater: The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Reader's Theater: Steps to Statehood!
Reader's Theater: Journey to Freedom (Underground Railroad)
Reader's Theater: Stitches of Love (Story about 9/11)!
Reader's Theater: Immigration: Welcome to America!
Reader's Theater: Johnny Appleseed
Reader's Theater: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Reader's Theater: Rosa Parks (3 differentiated reading levels)
Reader's Theater: Martin Luther King set of differentiated scripts
Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled Explorer Tales!
Reader's Theater: 4 leveled Greek Myth Scripts
Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled American Tall Tales
Reader's Theater: Cultural Cinderella Versions (differentiated levels)
Reader's Theater: Christmas Around the World (differentiated levels)
ADDITIONAL SOCIAL STUDIES ACTIVITIES, TEST PREP, AND RESOURCES!
4th Grade OH Social Studies SLO (Student Learning Objective) Assessment
5th Grade OH Social Studies SLO (Student Learning Objective) Assessment
4th Grade Ohio Social Studies Air Test Prep Scoot!
September 11th 1st and 2nd Hand Account Perspectives
Revolutionary War Human Timeline
4th Grade I Can Social Studies Ohio Model standard statements
QR Activity: Map Skill Task Cards
Google Interactive COUNTRY Report for Intermediate Grades
Colonial America Project Based Choice Board
Map Scale Resource Toolbox
4th Grade Economics Mini Problem-Based Cookie Activity
4th Grade Statehood Simulation: 3 Steps to Statehood Activity Set
4th Grade Social Studies INB #2: Ohio's Resources & Inventors
Economic Scoot! An interactive Social Studies Review for intermediate grades
Preamble to the Constitution Friendly Term Matching Game
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