U.S. Presidents Informational Articles and Yearbook | Reading Comprehension

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Chloe Campbell
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4th - 8th, Homeschool
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Your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will love learning about biographies and summarizing with these engaging U.S. Presidents reading passages. These informational passages provide students with an opportunity to connect social studies and language arts. These articles can be used all year long.  Students will learn about the history of these United States of America Presidents.  As they read these biographies, students will work on reading comprehension and summarizing what they read.  Students can use their summaries to create a final Presidential History Yearbook.  This is a great activity to complete in February as part of your Presidents' Day lessons, or any time you are working on biographies or these historical figures.  View the preview to see more about this engaging U.S. Presidents reading activity. 

The yearbook entries are designed to be completed after reading the articles. Once completed, students can design their own yearbook to keep this resource all year long!

Articles can be printed and put together as a book, displayed around the classroom, or put in small groups for station activities!

This resource includes:

44 non-fiction articles available in 2 versions: printer friendly (black/white clipart) or in color

Yearbook style summary pages - 3 leveled options: blank version, lined version, and pre-completed version that includes the president name, years in office, vice president name, political party, and first lady name.

Additional cards with president name and years in office, cards with just years, and cards with just names. This provides you with the ability to implement a variety of sorting activities, timelines, and matching activities.

See the preview for additional information!

All 44 presidents are included:

• George Washington

• John Adams

• Thomas Jefferson

• James Madison

• James Monroe

• John Quincy Adams

• Andrew Jackson

• Martin Van Buren

• William Henry Harrison

• John Tyler

• James K. Polk

• Zachary Taylor

• Millard Fillmore

• Franklin Pierce

• James Buchanan

• Abraham Lincoln

• Andrew Johnson

• Ulysses S. Grant

• Rutherford B. Hayes

• James A. Garfield

• Chester Arthur

• Grover Cleveland

• Benjamin Harrison

• Grover Cleveland

• William McKinley

• Theodore Roosevelt

• William Howard Taft

• Woodrow Wilson

• Warren G. Harding

• Calvin Coolidge

• Herbert Hoover

• Franklin D. Roosevelt

• Harry S. Truman

• Dwight D. Eisenhower

• John F. Kennedy

• Lyndon B. Johnson

• Richard Nixon

• Gerald Ford

• Jimmy Carter

• Ronald Reagan

• George Bush

• Bill Clinton

• George W. Bush

• Barack Obama

• Donald Trump

• Joe Biden (Updated 2021)

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Total Pages
60+
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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