Sunday, January 6, 2008

First Presidential Election Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterJanuary 7, 2008


On this day in 1789, the first presidential election was held in the United States. Learn more about it here:

Writing Prompt
What would you do if you were president? What law would you make? Would you outlaw vegetables? Make cookies mandatory? What would you do? Write a story or draw a picture about the laws you would make!
Coloring Page
Have fun coloring in this picture of our first president, George Washington.

Use the information here: to compare population between the time of George Washington and today. Answer the following questions:
1. Were there more people in the United States in 1790 or in 2000?
2. What was the population per square mile in 1790? That means how many people lived in each square mile on average.
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!

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