Read and learn about the father of our country, George Washington, with a printable reader and activity book.

Fun Facts About George Washington!

Did you know that George Washington didn’t have a middle name? Did you know that he never chopped down his father’s cherry tree? There is a lot of information out there about George Washington, so it’s hard to decide what to teach young learners about our founding father.

The book has been designed to get back to basics. Written for students in grades 3-5, this book contains basic biographical information about General Washington. It travels through his life and discusses the following

  • George Washington’s Early Life
  • Young George Washington
  • George Washington’s Education
  • Washington’s Military Career
  • Washington’s Election as President
  • The Death of George Washington

This book can be used as a center or guided reading activity for your students. It includes biographical text about George Washington, comprehension and analysis questions, and a comprehension check at the end of the book.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your historical figures lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this book to enhance learning by adding it to your President’s Day lessons and activities.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by completing the book together in a group. 

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For fast finishers, encourage students to create their a poster or slide show using the content from the booklet.

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