President’s Day is Monday, February 18th. Need a classroom activity to celebrate the holiday? How about this one from our friends at 826 National, from their book Don’t Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 5-12)–the exercise works for all ages!
Did you know that President’s Day never falls on the actual birthday of any American president?
More fun facts about President’s Day HERE
826 National is a nonprofit tutoring, writing, and publishing organization with locations in eight cities across the country. Their goal is to assist students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills, and to help teachers get their classes excited about writing. Their work, Don’t Forget to Write, is based on the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.