Friday, February 24, 2023

President Weeks' Friday: Joe Biden


Joe Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician. He is the 46th and current President of the United States since 2021. Biden was also the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 through 2017 during the Barack Obama presidency. Before becoming Vice President, he was a U.S. Senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009. He had served in the Senate longer than any other Vice President.


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Thursday, February 23, 2023

Presidents' Week Thursday: Presidents in the 1900s

Ameripex '86 International Stamp Show Presidents Series:
The White House, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Presidents' Week Wednesday: Abraham Lincoln


Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809  – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States from 1861 to 1865.  During the American Civil War, he worked to keep the United States together and end slavery.


Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Presidents' Week Tuesday: George Washington

George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was the first President of the United States (1789–1797), the commander-in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.  


Monday, February 20, 2023

Presidents' Week: Monday

uscitizenpod: Presidents' Day Quiz (2018)
Over 40 USCIS Civics and History Questions about our Presidents

  • US Citizenship Podcast 
    • Presidents' Day Quiz 2022 Part F: Two Interviews for Washington's Birthday pdf | podcast | video
    • Presidents' Day Quiz 2022 Part G: Abraham Lincoln pdf
    • Presidents' Day Quiz 2022 Part H: Presidents in the 1900s pdf
    • Presidents' Day Quiz 2022 Part I: The Current President pdf 

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Oral Reading Fluency 11: "Different Interests"

 Jennifer ESL: Oral Reading Fluency 11: "Different Interests"

What interests do you have? Any doctor will tell you how important it is to be active and social. Take care of your body. Take care of your mind. Also, find time to be with others. Meeting with friends is good for the spirit.

It's not possible to have too many interests. However, there are only so many hours in a day and so many days in a week. Take it easy.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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VOA Africa: Struggle for Equality Persists as US Observes Black History Month

February is Black History Month in the United States. The idea for the observance was born after the launch of Negro History Week on Feb. 1, 1926 by Black historian and author Carter Woodson. It became a month-long celebration in 1976.  Melvin Foote, the president and CEO of the Constituency for Africa, tells Africa 54 host Esther Githui-Ewart that the fight for equality and recognition of contributions by Black Americans is far from over.

Famous African American Puzzle and print double-sided with Present Perfect Game


Print 3 or 4 copies of the following packets from Black History Jigsaw.  

Packet A MLK: 2,6,7,8

Packet B Maya: 3,6,7,8

Packet C Oprah: 4,6,7,8

Packet D RP: 5,6,7,8

Follow the directions on Pg 1 of the packet, read, discuss, share, and complete the exercises.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Oral Reading Fluency 9: "Numbers"

JenniferESL: Oral Reading Fluency 9: "Numbers" - Improve your English!

Numbers give us facts. Large numbers, small numbers -- they help us make sense of the world. Is there any day we don't use figures? Consider the reports we read and the costs we pay. Numbers are all around us.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Oral Reading Fluency 8: "Order, Order"

JenniferESL: Oral Reading Fluency 8: "Order, Order" - English Listening and Speaking Practice

As a girl, she liked order. As a woman, she liked it even more. Why were her hands never still? Because it was her nature. After playing, toys were returned to their place. After working, papers and pens were put away. 

Would a room be that much different without such order? For most people, no. For her, the world would be turned upside-down. Which way is a better way to be?

Friday, February 3, 2023

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Extra Credits: Mary Seacole - A Bold Front to Fortune - Extra History - #2

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Black History Month

double-sided print

Day by Day 30-31

Mary Seacole print