Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Know Your Presidents

  1. You will need information available for your students about all of the U.S. Presidents--i.e. almanacs, encyclopedias, info-sheets, etc.
  2. You will also need to make a sheet of questions about the Presidents that your students will have to research.
  3. Here are some sample questions:
    • Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? (Thomas Jefferson)
    • Which President served two terms in office that were not consecutive? (Grover Cleveland)
    • Which President died after only one month in office? (William H. Harrison)
    • Which President served the most number of terms in office? (Franklin D. Roosevelt)
    • Which President ordered the first use of the atomic bomb? (Harry S Truman)
    • Who wrote the Gettysburg Address? (Abraham Lincoln)

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Tile Probability
Picture Poems
Grateful for Acrostic
Early Division
Fact and Opinion
Cultural Comparison
Where Did He Go?
To Float or Not To Float
Does Warm Water Rise Too?
Celsius versus Fahrenheit
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Egg Weight
Sand Painting
Irish Stained Glass Scene
Does It Measure Up?
Survey Says
Monster Math
Guided by the Stars
Easter Egg Contest
The Stars and Stripes
Spaghetti vs. Macaroni
Money from Around the World
If You Could Be An Animal
Trefoil Observation
Complete the Story
Dough Dreidel
Height of a Tree
The Mayflower Voyage
Inclined to Slide
Candy Heart Count
What Adds Up to 10?
Columbus Portraits
Ice Insulation
The Medal Winners
Volume Conversions
Hand Sculpture
Back to Back
Line Symmetry
American Anthems
Jacks
What Comes First?
Popping Popcorn
Time Capsule Diorama
Washer Weights
Spin the Dreidel
The Wall
Discover Music
What’s Your Valentine Worth?
Rebus Stories