February 7, 2014
Don’t waste the Valentine’s Day weekend planning engaging activities for President’s Day which falls on Monday, February 17, 2014. Pick up a few free or inexpensive cross curricular lesson plans, games and activities and make your weekend sweet.
- Bulletin board with writing prompts and quick edits for English celebrates every president from Washington to Obama, including a picture and a quote. Total of 51 .PDFs in the package. Choose a few to set up as an anchor activity or a gallery walk or as stations and have students rotate through. Can be used as a game by covering the picture and name and having students guess who said the quote.
- Free God Bless America and Patriotic Messages free choral readings from TeachersPayTeachers, offers a much more time efficient way for every student to read aloud compared to Round Robin reading. It provides a wonderful way to increase fluency and comprehension with fluent readers modeling for reluctant, poor or ESL readers.
- Free from Creative Learning in a Pinch - contains facts about President's Day, honesty and Honest Abe, a math worksheet about division, fractions and addition and President’s Day crossword, decoding and a framework worksheet with words that go along with President's Day.