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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.

Focus

academic
reading
writing

Vocabulary

planter
surveyor
regulation
colonist
leader
troops
officer
soldier
persuade
mourn
A spinning paper plane