The Presidency of the United States
In celebration of Presidents' Day, read about the Office of the President, the Executive Branch, cabinet posts, and past presidents.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Teach students about the duties and roles of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. From lesson plans about presidential campaigning to presidential interviews, the resources below are the perfect complement to your Presidents' Day celebration.
Plus, explore these 16 activities to honor our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, who was born on February 12.
Usher your students into the Oval Office with our patriotic Presidents’ Day activities—plus a bonus White House reproducible!
Information on every president's birthplace, political party, term of office, and more
The President of the United States has seven roles in his job, from being the Commander-In-Chief to the Guardian of the Economy.
Can a president be so powerful that he or she threatens the nation's freedom?
What is the difference between the top two positions in American government?
Offers background information on recent former U.S. Presidents. Covers George Bush Sr., Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and others.
Learn more about the Presidency, the Vice Presidency, and First Ladies.
Enhance students'appreciation and knowledge of American history and build literacy skills with a read-aloud play about the crossing of the Delaware River and Washington's Christmastime victory against the British.