How to Be the Next President of the United States! (Or, How to Write a Really, Really, Really Good Letter)

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!

How to be the Next President of the United States! (excerpt from Don’t Forget to Write for the Elementary G… by Jossey-Bass Education

FUN FACT:

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.

 

 

 

Don’t Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (2011) – 9781118024317

 

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