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George Washington

American Presidents

Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson, students read a short biography about the first president of the United States. Students review new vocabulary and discuss 18th-century tensions between the British and the colonists.

This lesson mentions war and violence. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • planter
  • surveyor
  • regulation
  • colonist
  • leader
  • troops
  • officer
  • soldier
  • persuade
  • mourn
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  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension question
  • discussion questions