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“We Salute You, Mr. President” Unit Study

by Mary Ann Kelley

TheHomeSchoolMom: We Salute You, Mr. President Notebooking Unit

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. – Oath of Office of the President of the United States

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We Salute You, Mr. President is a notebooking unit for our newsletter subscribers that can be used to research and report on the president(s) of your choice. The blank template includes a variety of historical, professional, and fun facts to learn about a president. You can use the questions on this page to create your own report if you are not a subscriber, or you can subscribe at the link below.

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We Salute You, Mr. President Presidential Unit

Looking for a curriculum that makes learning fun? You'll find it in Time4Learning's PreK-12 grade online homeschool curriculum.
TheHomeSchoolMom’s US Presidents page contains links to the resources needed to complete this unit.

Basic Facts
President’s name:
What number is this President?
What years did this President serve?

The Early Years
What year was this President born?
Where was this President born?
Who where the President’s parents?
What did the President’s parent(s) do for wok?
Did this President have any siblings?
Where was this President educated?
Did this President go to college? If so, where?
Discover three fun facts about this President when he was young.
Writing: Write a 5-6 sentence paragraph using the information you have discovered about this President’s early years.

Family Ties
Who was this President’s wife?
When were they married?
How many children did this President have?
In what years were these children born?
What were their names?
Did this President have a special pet?
Writing: Write a 5-6 sentence paragraph using the information you have discovered about this President’s family ties.

The Oval Office
To which political party did this President belong?
Who was the Vice President for this President? (Name all Vice Presidents if there were more than one.)
What campaign slogan did this President use while running for election?
What nickname did this President have?
What was the price of milk, bread, a gallon of gas, and a mid size house during this President’s time in the oval office? How do they compare to today’s prices?
What domestic issues (issues inside the United States) were important during the time of this President?
What foreign issues involving the United States were important during the time of this President?
What major conflicts or wars involved the United States and other countries during the time of this President?
Writing: Write three paragraphs (5-6 sentences each) using the information you have discovered about this President’s time in the Oval Office.

Fun Facts
Find out three fun facts about this President that truly interest you.
Writing: Write a 5-6 sentence paragraph using the fun facts you have discovered explaining why they are an interest to you.

Prepare a 5-6 sentence conclusion paragraph using what you have learned about this President.

Organize your writing pieces from the early years, family ties, the oval office, and fun facts sections to complete a biographical report.  Practice reciting your report and join others in presenting an oral report about your President.

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