Presidents: Activities and Study Resources:
The U.S. Presidency: PBS Learning Media site with 60-second Presidents video collection, presidential portraits and biographies, and information on the duties and powers of the President, first ladies, speeches, and teachers guides on select presidents and first ladies.
Air Force One: Inside and Out
More Resources from Awesome Stories
BrainPop Vids on U.S. Presidents
Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century
Infographic: Presidential Residences
The Executive Branch (30-page download on the powers of the Presidency)
Presidents of the U.S. (52-page download)
Watch this video for a plain English explanation of the U.S. electoral process. Use this "How to Watch a Presidential Debate" worksheet to examine various aspects of debating, such as the setting, techniques of persuasion, favorite phrases, rehearsed responses, camera cutaways, and post-debate analysis.
Civics and Economics Units This download correlates with the Glencoe textbook, Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics & You. Covers 7 units on: citizenship, foundations of American Government, the US Constitution, branches of government, voting and elections, state and local governments, law. Includes suggested pacing, worksheets and graphic organizers. 111 pages.