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American Government
             American Government



Very Quick Readers
     What's in The White House? (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)


Short Readers
     White House Chief of Staff (Short Reader; Grade 6-8 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     A House with Growing Pains — The Story of the White House, Part 2 (Grades 3-5)
     A Pony in the Elevator and Other Stories of White House Kids (Grades 3-5)
     A Palace for the President — The Story of the White House, Part 1 (Grades 3-5)
     Can Children Live in the White House? (Grades 3-5)
     Can Children Live in the White House? (Grades 3-5)
     Animals in the White House — First Dogs (Grades 5-6)
     Animals in the White House - First Dogs (Grades 5-6)
     The White House Staff (Grades 6-8)
     Christmas at the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Children in the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Children in the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Growing Up in the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Growing Up in the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Growing Up in the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Children in the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Hillary Rodham Clinton - Path to the White House (Grades 6-8)


Reluctant Reader Books
     If I Lived at the White House... (Grade 2-3)


Literature Book Units
     Our White House Looking In, Looking Out (Grades 4-8)


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     A Llama in Pajamas and Other Silly Songs
     A Singing Pirate
(Grades 6-8)
     Abigail Adams
     Arthur Fiedler
     Booker T. Washington
     Helen Keller
     Honest Abe
     Jean Craighead George: The Wonders of Nature
     Matthew Henson
     Pete Fountain
     The Life of Peggy Fleming
(Grades 9-12)
     Condoleezza Rice

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     The Bugs' Plan
(Grades 3-5)
     1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
     A Place of Her Own
     First Lady Librarian
     Mrs. President?
     One of the Boys
     Our Country's Flag
     Sweet Potato Pie
(Grades 6-8)
     Inaugural Parades
     Meet Barack Obama
     The Edible Cup
     The Life of Barack Obama
(Grades 9-12)
     Franklin D. Roosevelt

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Mary Cassatt
     Meghan Wants to be President
     What Ever Happened to Amelia Earhart?
(Grades 1-2)
     Christmas Beside the Fireplace
(Grades 3-5)
     Dolley Madison Saves President Washington
     Dolly Madison Saves George Washington
     Grace Coolidge
     Help from Europe
     Heroes of September 11
     Karl's Kitchen
     Pardon Me! A Thanksgiving Tradition
     Rutherford B. Hayes
     The Burning of Washington
     The Hinky-pinky
     The President's Cabinet
     Things Could Always Be Worse
     Wendy's World- Meet Mr. Lincoln
     Wendy's World- What is a President?
     Why President Lincoln Grew a Beard
     William Taft
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
(Grades 6-8)
     "Egg"cellent Traditions
     A Burglary, a Scandal, and a President
     A Letter from Your Nervous Thanksgiving Turkey
     A President's Day
     Abigail Adams
     Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 2
     Battle of Appomattox Court House
     Bill Cosby Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
     Building Our Nation’s Capital
     Called it "Macaroni" — Joshua Barney: American Hero, Part 2
     Campaigning to be President
     Commander-in-Chief
     Dealing with the Press, One Part of the President's Job
     Edith Roosevelt
     Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady of the World
     Ellen Wilson
     Fallout From Watergate
     Florence Harding
     Francis Scott Key and the Star Spangled Banner
     Gentle Judo
     Grover Cleveland
     Helen Taft
     Hillary Clinton Elected Senator
     How Does the Outgoing President Leave on Inauguration Day?
     Jackie O
     Jacqueline Kennedy
     James Madison
     John Adams
     Just Say No
     Let's Get Things Started
     Lincoln's Assassination
     Lou Hoover
     Nancy Reagan
     Nominating the Presidential Candidates
     Pat Nixon
     Presidential Appointments
     Presidential Travel
     Reconstruction : A "Tag Team" Event
     Secretary of Homeland Security
     Sharon Draper
     The Celebration Continues
     The Executive Branch
     The Inauguration of a President
     The Paper Clips Project
     The Picture of a President
     The President Is Shot
     The President's Cabinet
     The President's Role in Passing Laws
     The President's Staff
     The Presidential Inauguration
     Warrior's Heart, Part 2 - Ira Hayes
     What Happens on Inauguration Day?
     What If? (The 2000 Presidential Election)
     Women Win the Right to Vote
(Grades 9-12)
     Harper Lee
     John F. Kennedy
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition I
     Peace Corps
     Presidential Campaigns
     Richard Nixon - The End of a Decade
     Spies for the Union
     The Executive Branch
     Thornton Wilder
     V-J Day, Part 2 - "It's Over!"
     William Howard Taft

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Super Sloths, a Presidential Favorite

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     The 42nd President - William Jefferson Clinton
(Grades 6-8)
     How a Mountain Got its Name - The Legends of Jenny Jump


Finish the Story
     Flag Day (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     If I Were First Lady (Grade 4-6)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Beginning of the New... (Grades 3-4)
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Take A Trip Down Shape Street (Grade 1-2)
     Presidential Pets (Grade 3-4)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     C Is For Christmas (Grade 4-6)
     E Is for Easter (Grade 4-6)
     GA is for Georgia (Grade 4-6)
     Landmarks of the United States (Grade 4-6)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)


American Government
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