Want to bring the first five presidents to life in your classroom? This assignment is for you! Students will randomly choose one of the first five presidents to research, either using your classroom texts or helpful websites included in this packet. After researching and completing a graphic organizer, students will mix and mingle in your classroom, meeting the other ‘presidents’ and writing down important facts about them.
First Five Presidents Research Party and Monument Assignment Want to bring the first five presidents to life in your classroom? Students randomly choose one of the first five presidents to research. Then, they mix and mingle with their classmates sharing what they learned. To synthesize all their new information, students create a monument dedicated to one of the presidents. Virtually no teacher prep!
Former President George Bush and his wife Barbara! "They celebrate 70 years of marriage today, making them the longest-married First Couple. (The title was previously held by John and Abigail Adams, who were married for 54 years.) They met and married in Rye, New York. This photograph was taken on their wedding day on January 6, 1945. George and Barbara Bush have five children, 24 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren."
Reader's Theater: The First Five Presidents This reader's theater teaches students important facts about the first five presidents of the US (based on Virginia US History standards). In this dramatization, the presidents are competing in an American Idol style competition, singing about their lives.