Center Focus

Presidential Fractions

  1. For this activity, you will need to have information about the Presidents of the U.S., including dates and facts about their terms.
  2. Your students will also need to be aware that there have been 41 presidents.
  3. Have your students determine what fraction of the presidents...(examples below)
    • have served two terms
    • have been assassinated or had assassination attempts
    • have been regarded as "good" presidents
    • are from one of the original thirteen colonies
    • are women or minorities
    • have more than 3 syllables in their last name

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