Presidents of the United States WebQuest Activity | Google Classroom

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Looking for an engaging way to study some the great Presidents on President's Day?

With these Historical Biography Summaries, students will enjoy learning about the past through researching and documenting some of history’s greats. In a user-friendly template, students will summarize the life and biography of an individual. It’s no-prep for you, but quality content for your students. Whether it's for President's Day or part of your existing unit, enjoy learning history through these historical biography summaries.

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What is Included:

  • A detailed page of teacher instructions.
  • A pdf print version of 10 summary templates for 10 different Presidents. PLUS, get a generic template for students to research any President beyond the 10 in this bundle.
  • Access to the same product in Google Drive format for 1:1 schools or a trip to the lab.
  • A gallery walk template for students to complete while reading the finished summaries of their peers.
  • Presidents that are included: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, Donald Trump. PLUS a generic template for students to research any additional president of choice. This generic template allows you to research any of the United States Presidents.

Ideas For Use:

There are numerous ways to incorporate historical biography summaries into your curriculum.

  • Individual - Assign the biography you are studying in class. Have each person research and complete individually for class homework.
  • History Museum - With the biography bundles, such as the Founding Fathers Bundle, assign each student one of the 10 -15 included biographies. After completion, have each student post their completed biographies on the classroom wall like a museum for all to see. Then, print off the included “gallery-walk” reflection template. Students will complete the “gallery walk” template by reading the other completed, posted biographies. This option allows students to learn even more historical biographies.
  • Sub Plans - This resource is such an excellent activity for that day when you can’t be in the classroom. Your sub will appreciate this content-rich resource.

More Biographies:

For an entire list of more biography summaries click here. If you would like me to create a biography or biography bundle of a certain person or historical era, please email me through my website.

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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).


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