What Presidents are Made Of
by Hanoch Piven
Seventeen U.S. presidents are depicted in anecdotes and portraits created out of found objects.
Share the president´s oath to your class. Have students use a dictionary to "translate" the oath into kid language and create a seal that represents the oath. Show the presidential seal, explaining that it is a symbol of the president´s promise and responsibility. Have students compare the official seal to the one they created.
So You Want to Be President?
by Judith St. George
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents.
Invite students to complete that sentence by telling what they would do if they were elected president of the United States.
Grace for President
by Kelly DiPucchio
When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides to be the first.
Print Facts 4 Me pages for each president and have the class create a graph of the presidents' ages at the time of their inauguration.