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So You Want to Be President?
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Need a FUN way to learn about past Presidents of the United States? This product is based on the book, "So You Want to Be President" by Judith St. George. This is intended to be a 5 day unit, but can be modified and shortened to meet your needs. Writing opinions and point of view are the main skills highlighted throughout this unit.
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So, You Want to Be President? (based on book by: Judith St. George) 

Resources needed:

  • Book - So You Want to Be President? by: Judith St. George
  • Book - If I Were the President by: Thomas Kingsley Troupe (optional)


This unit is perfect to use just before President's Day, with any study of Presidents.

This is intended to be a 5 day unit, but can be modified and shortened to meet your needs. Writing opinions and point of view are the main skills highlighted throughout this unit. The following is included:

  • Pre-reading Survey
  • 18 Vocabulary Words broken down into 6 words for 4 days
  • Opinion sentence starters/phrases
  • 35 open ended questions to answer while reading
  • Students are prompted to write their own opinions using opinion sentence starters (words/phrases)
  • Vocabulary review is included on Day 4
  • Point of View (comparing 2 stories)
  • Post Reading Survey
  • Writing Template - If I Were the President...
  • 26 question test with 1 bonus question worth 3 points


On day 4 students compare 2 books using point of view. This is an optional activity.

You will need a copy of:
* If I Were the President by: Thomas Kingsley Troupe 

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  • Timely
    May 22, 2016

    This is certainly a timely subject. We'll be reading the books before the conventions this summer - and these extra materials will add to the overall experience. Thank you. :)

    Caroline J - Homeschooler - Member Since April 2016

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For a Love of Teaching began in 2012 with a love and passion for creating high-quality teaching resources for myself and my classroom.  It quickly took off, and now I'm able to offer a variety of affordable products and free resources that makes teaching more effective and learning more fun.  I have 14 years of experience in the classroom.  I am passionate about creating rigorous and engaging products for teachers, parents, and home school educators alike.

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