Originally a celebration of George Washington's birthday, today Presidents Day also honors Abraham Lincoln's birthday and the office of the president. Teach and learn about the day!
How can we learn what past presidents thought and felt? Reading presidential letters gives students a chance to "hear" the professional and personal voices of presidents. FIND OUT MORE »
Discover sources on the presidency
President Polk, the fortunes of war, territory, and the ever-present [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
Two styles of document reading demonstrate what successful readers do to [...] »
Analyze letters written by America's presidents to learn more about these men. [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Decide whether these statements on the more-than-50-year-old tradition of [...] »