February 10, 2013

Teach w/Me: Presidents’ Day


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Presdient's Day mini book & graph1bWhy do we love Presidents’ Day?

6 words!

George Washington

Abraham Lincoln

No school!

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George Washington was our first President and the

first President we are going to talk about!



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What do you think his father said or did?
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let's Find OUT!
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The next president we are going to explore is Abraham Lincoln.

He is our 16th president and one of the most

beloved presidents of all time.




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Here are real pictures of their coins.


Here are real pictures of their paper money.





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This is a picture of where our lawmakers come together

to discuss and make decisions.

They will take votes to make final decisions.




We are going to take a vote on our favorite President.

Sometimes a vote is called a Poll.

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Here are some other fun facts about these two amazing presidents.

They both have large monuments built in their honor.

This is the Washington Monument


This is the Lincoln Memorial



They both appear on Mount Rushmore.

Mount Rushmore is a huge mountain where faces

of famous presidents have been carved into the sides.

George Washington is the first face.

Abraham Lincoln is the last face.



It took 14 years to carve the faces of these presidents.

400 people worked on this project.

It cost almost 1 million dollars to finish.

$989,922

That’s a whole lot of quarters and pennies!



Are you ready to sing a little song about President’s Day????

Click {here} to go to You Tube

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Here they are are, the men we remember on Presidents’ Day.

Happy Presidents’ Day


I have created a test to help assess your student’s

ability to read and remember.

Presidents' day Test1   Presidents' day Test2

Click {here} to download the test from Google docs.

Click {here} to download the free book from Teacher’s Pay Teachers.

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18 comments:

  1. Amazing, as always, Katie! Thank you so much. What an awesome idea-virtual teaching partners. I will definitely be using this lesson, and hope to join with something of my own for one of the holidays!

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  2. Katie, I LOVE everything you do. You put so much time and effort into making quality products. I love teaching through these kind of interactive readers (it's how I did my Christmas Around the World unit). Thanks so much for sharing this!!!!

    Halle
    Across the Hall in 2nd

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  3. Thank you so much. Looking forward to using it with my kiddos.

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  4. Wowza! What an incredible, generous, fun gift!!! I can't wait to use this with my firsties. They will truly LOVE their new little reader. Thank you so much!
    Julie

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  5. I LOVE the Presidents song - I did it with my kiddos last year and they sang it til June! Seriously - a great recap and very catchy (maybe a little TOO catchy!)

    Great post - I love your new "Teach with Me" series. Very easy to follow and chalked-full of great ideas :)

    ~Jessica
    Joy in the Journey

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  6. Another fabulous creation! I love your stuff Katie. This post itself is amazing! Thank you so much Katie!
    Sarah
    Sarah's First Grade Snippets

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  7. Perfect for my 1st graders. Thanks for sharing

    Terri
    first-tastic!

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  8. This post is awesome! I love the Teach Me concept!

    Angelia
    Extra Special Teaching

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  9. Don't mind if I do add a comment, my friend!! Ha!!
    I love your creativity & attention to detail - your kiddos must have a blast in your class and miss you dearly at the end of the year!!!

    Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication!!
    Michelle
    The 3AM Teacher
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  10. Katie,
    I LOVE your Teach with Me segments! So many great lessons, resources, and fabulous tips! I am so excited to share the President's Day booklet with my kiddos next week!
    Thanks so much for your creativity!
    Julie
    Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe

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  11. Girl, you wow me! I am so impressed with everything you do! Hugs - Lisa

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  12. Just posted our SMART ART of George Washington form your 13 American Heroes pack. You have to check them out! They are ADORABLE! We are loving our heroes every week! Check it out!

    Karen Rowland
    Adventures With Firsties

    karenrowland112677@yahoo.com

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  13. Thanks for the unit. Just what I was looking for! Easy to copy and assesmble, too. Thanks again!

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  14. Just found your site looking for things to do for President's day. This is AWESOME- wonderful tools to teach the lesson all in one place! Thank you so much!

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  15. Love the book. Perfect for President's day.

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  16. Thank you for sharing! We started working on it Friday and will complete it tomorrow Tuesday. The kids really enjoyed it. Lots of info and activities.

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  17. Katie - I just wanted to tell you that due to a change in my teaching partner's unexpected absence I had to come up with something quick. I printed these books off real quick (I teach resource so small number of kids) and we did them together. These were perfect! So glad you shared them and made them as a freebie. Super awesome quality and cute!

    Angelia
    Extra Special Teaching

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  18. How do I follow the teach with me link? I would love to do this! I signed up for inLinkz. Then what?

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