WORD DETECTIVES – PRESIDENTIAL ROUND-UP PART 1 is a unique, clever way for your students to learn the names of the first twenty-four Presidents of the United States. This 44-slide Power Point (presented as a PDF) will also inspire your students to look more closely at the words and passages that they read and encourage them to work cooperatively to solve problems.
Put out the call for WORD DETECTIVES! Your class will be eager to accept the challenge.
“Calling all Word Detectives! Calling all Word Detectives! Be on the lookout for three, four, and five letter words. Last seen hiding in the names of the first twenty-four Presidents Of The United States.”
WORD DETECTIVES do not take time hunting for two-letter words! No! Two-letter words are left to amateurs. WORD DETECTIVES take on BIG challenges. They track down words with three, four, five, or even six letters
All you’ll need to do is project this 44-slide Power Point on the screen and provide students with a list of the first twenty-four U.S. Presidents. The directions are simple!
WORD DETECTIVE DIRECTIONS:
1. Read the clues provided.
2. Talk about the clues with fellow WORD DETECTIVES.
3. Identify the missing word.
4. Scan your list of the first twenty-four United States Presidents.
5. Work as a team to identify the name of the President where the word is hiding.
6. WARNING! Extra-clever words have been known to have two or more hiding places.
Some teachers choose to enjoy WORD DETECTIVES – PRESIDENTIAL ROUND-UP PART 1 in its entirety. (Once WORD DETECTIVES get to work, it’s hard to stop them!) Others prefer to kick off their reading classes with one clue per day over the course of three weeks. There are fifteen problems.
WORD DETECTIVES – PRESIDENTIAL ROUND-UP PART 1 is the perfect addition to a substitute teacher's "bag of tricks".
It is also the ideal way to celebrate Presidents’ Day in February or build excitement for the upcoming Presidential elections.
Homeschoolers will find this Power Point an excellent way to launch an in depth study of U.S. Presidents.
This product was created by Nancy A. Franks Seaside Educator.
WORD DETECTIVES – PRESIDENTIAL ROUND-UP PART 1 is ideal for students in grades three to five, although countless second grade teachers have enjoyed using the Power Point in their class.
©2015 Nancy A. Franks, Seaside Educator