States & Capitals/Presidents Bookmark..Have students make this and then research a topic..how many related?, assassinated?, re-elected?, no vp?, etc. Endless ways to cross the curriculum with history and ELA!
Shirley Chisholm (first black Congresswoman and woman to run for President in the US). "If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." . . . "Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt."
Decades before Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, there was Shirley Chisholm. As the first black woman to run for president for a major political party, she was years ahead of her time. So why don't more people know about her?
John F. Kennedy The 35th President of the United States. JFK presided over the Cuban Missile Crisis and established NASA to put America on the moon. His assassination was controversial and untimely. Date: 1961.