There is a terrific post by Carolyn Wilhelmon the Teacher 2 Teacher blog about Presidents Day. A great list of ideas, most of which incorporate high level thinking skills. I especially liked the ideas about separating fact from fiction in the presidents’ lives and about comparing different time periods of the presidencies.
I will be at ISTE in San Antonio next week. If you are going, I would love to chat with you! I will be mostly attending sessions, but also vending for Boom Learning in the Start Up Pavilion. ... See MoreSee Less
If you own this set of task cards (as well as several others) you can now get the digital Boom Cards version for free! Just download the product from you purchases page to get the link. I have added digital options to several of my sets, so be sure to see if you own one. Your students will LOVE it!
These 32 short passage drawing conclusions task cards are a great way to practice inference, which can be one of the trickier reading strategies. The multiple choice format makes them ideal for test prep. Students can use these cards individually at a center