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Laura Bush

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read an article about First Lady, Laura Bush's visit to the Midway Atoll, in which she was hoping to focus attention on preserving wild places. They discuss what role they think First Ladies should play while their husbands are...
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President George Walker Bush

For Students 4th - 6th
A short article on President George W. Bush awaits your students. After reading the article, students answer six multiple choice questions about Bush and his presidency. Answers appear at the end.
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Funding America's School Libraries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss ways in which their own school library is funded, explore organization and funding of other school libraries, research Laura Bush's initiatives for school libraries, and gain experience planning projects and/or...
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Breaking News English: Laura Bush's 5 Hour Afghan Trip

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English learning exercise, students read "Laura Bush's 5 Hour Afghan Trip," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore basic heart anatomy, review basic definition of heart disease, research different tests used to diagnose heart disease and heart attacks, discuss what constitutes a "healthy heart" lifestyle, and incorporate it into...
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On the Road, on the Sea, in the Air: Women and Transportation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research women who made history in development of different forms of transportation, including boats, railroads, automobiles, airplanes, and space shuttles, and create timeline/collage depicting some of their contributions.
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The Women of Afghanistan

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine traditional role of women in Afghanistan, their experiences under rule of Taliban, and their struggle to provide better lives for themselves, their families, and their country in years since 2001. Students then organize...
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Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the role and status of women in Afghanistan. They listen to Laura Bush's radio address, complete a Webquest, explore various websites, answer discussion questions, and read newspaper articles about the status of...
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The National Debt--Time to Collect?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars discuss money they may receive from their parents for birthdays, holidays, allowance or from working. They pretend to have received $20.00 and must allocate funds to buy specified items. Students further pretend that their...
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A Festival of Books

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students select at least one book from First Lady Laura Bush's website. They use the "Designated Reader Sign-Up Sheet" and have their parents, siblings, or other student or adult sign up for reading aloud for 20 minutes every day for a...
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Debating Iraq

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the main themes of President Bush's UN Speech and discussion of the NewsHour report on the Iraq Debate. In this debate activity, students answer pre-listening questions and view a transcript of the speech. In groups of...
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A President's Home and the President's House

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the differences between the White House and Monticello. In small groups, they complete a virtual tour, complete a graphic organizer, take notes during the tour, and identify activities taking place at the White House.
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On the Home Front

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students list specific actions taken on the home front by non-combatants during World War II, discuss ways students have been and can be involved in a home front war effort, and analyze war posters.
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Opening the Olympic Games

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the history of the Olympic Games, including the opening ceremonies. In small groups, they create Olympic flags using symbols that represent their country and communities. In phase two of the lesson plan, students work in...
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Terrorism and Tolerance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners define the concepts of terrorism and tolerance using various resources. They examine the concept of stereotype, consider stereotypes often applied to Arabs, Middle Easterners, and Muslims, and attempt to discredit these...
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The Patriot Act: Liberty or Security, or Both?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the U.S.A. Patriot Act and the debates surrounding it. They engage in a debate on the issues and a vote on its future. They note the arguments for and against the Act in all their readings, and decide whether any...
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The Education of Abigail Powers Fillmore

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore the way education was conducted prior to the development of the common school. They explore a about the fourteenth First Lady of the United States. Students complete research in Abigail Powers Fillmore and the common...
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Why Do We Have Libraries?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the reason and origins of libraries and conduct an information search using a variety of resources. They are divided into groups that have a specific set of questions they are to answer. Each group will then complete...
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Recovery! Coping with the Effects of a Natural Disaster

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore natural disasters and the devastation caused by them. Using specified websites, learners examine how people rebuild after a disaster. In groups, they design and rebuild a community and conclude by writing an essay...
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Watermelons, Walnuts, and the Wisdom of Allah--Middle Eastern Children's Books

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss books they are currently reading. They select a book from an attached list to read and summarize. Students create an illustration of one scene in their book. They share their summaries and pictures with the class....
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Scavenger Hunt In The Whitehouse

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the historical items found in the White House. They view an online tour of all the rooms and identify important items. Then students answer teacher generated questions about the...
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Peace in the Middle East: A Primer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the concept of three Abrahamic religions and complete the Comparative Religion Exercise. They view slides after taking their best guesses and read the article, "The Path to Peace Runs Through a History...
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A Technological Revolution In Politics: From Television To The Internet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the use of technology in politics. They conduct research using a variety of resources with the focus upon the 1950's to present times. Students use the information in order to create a poster about the subject.
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First Ladies: Partners in Power

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study the actions of first ladies in their historic contex.