President's Day Worksheets
What is President's Day? We all love holidays, don't we? A day off from work or school is something that we all look forward to. Just like how we wait in February for the three-day weekend! We enjoy the holidays, but there is an important history behind it! A government holiday that is celebrated in the United States on the third Monday of February each year is known as President's Day. Let us tell you something very interesting. The real name for President's Day is actually for Washington's Birthday. America's first president, George Washington, was born on February 22nd in 1732. He spent his life serving his country. So when he passed away in 1799, February 22ndbecame an important day to honor his life and work. But the holiday didn't become official till 1879 when President Rutherford B. Hayes signed into law. The day was then announced a federal holiday for celebrating an individual person. We celebrate many federal holidays, such as Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's. So which one is your favorite? This is recognized every year on the third Monday in February. Schools usually have two days of for this holiday. For this holiday we covered a very wide range of skills. You might find that we reached for some of the theme relations, but the math is solid.
Themed Skill Sheets Sorted By Common Core Skill
- American Fewer or More Problems(K.CC.C.6.G.4) - Are there more American Flags or American Bald Eagles?
- Number Lines(2.MD.B.6.A.4) - Write the missing number in the boxes on the following number lines.
- Choosing Products(4.OA.B.4 D.13) - Look at the numbers in the box. Choose two numbers that will complete each multiplication sentences.
- Sale Prices(6.RP.A.3c.G.5) - Little Cupcake Bakery is having a Presidents Day Sale. A dozen cupcakes are 20% off. The original price of the cupcakes is 4.95. What is the sales price?
- Adding & Subtracting Like Terms(6.EE.A.4.P.16) - Solve the adding and subtracting like terms problems.
- Distributive Property Practice (8.EE.C.7b.AA 2) - Apply the Distributive Property Rule to the following problem and solve.
- Permutations and Combinations(HSS-CP.B.9) - How many different combinations of management can there be to fill the positions of president, vice-president and treasurer of a tennis club knowing that there are 16 eligible candidates?
- Identifying Random and Bias Data Samples(HSS-IC.A.1) - Three out of four doctors interviewed recommend aspirin. Is this a conclusion drawn from a sample or population?
Core Aligned and Grade Leveled Worksheets
- Presidential Representation of Numbers up to 20(K.CC.B.5.D.3) - Which of the following shows 15 Abraham Lincolns?
- Interpreting Graphs(K.MD.B.3.O.2 ) - How many George Washingtons are found in the graph?
- Top, Middle, and Bottom(K.G.A.1.K.3) - Which picture is in the middle?
- Tallying(1.MD.C.4.M.3) - Which of the Presidents have more votes?
- Uncle Sams Simple Fractions(1.G.A.3.J.4) - Cut the circles from the bottom and paste them on the matching Uncle Sam.
- Completing Number Sentences(1.OA.D.7.F.2) - Mark the correct sign that will make the number sentence true.
- Multiplication Sentences Practice(2.OA.C.4.W.1) - Use the pictures to help you write multiplication sentences.
- Counting Change(2.MD.C.8.P.3) - Babbs wants to buy a Presidents Day Button from the school store. The button costs $0.75. Does Babbs have enough money to buy a button?
- Estimating Quotients (3.OA.D.8.L.7) - Estimate the following and mark the correct answer.
- Balancing Addition Equations(3.NBT.A.2.C.5) - Write the correct number in the box that will make the equation complete.
- Identifying Shapes(3.G.A.1.R.1) - Lincoln wants you to identify the parallelogram...
- Multiplying Numbers Ending in Zero(4.NBT.B.5.D.17) - Multiply each of the following problems.
- Comparing Money Amounts(4.NF.C.7.M.1) - Put money amounts in order from least to greatest.
- Lines, Line Segments, & Rays Practice(4.G.A.1.P.27) -What is this? Ray, Line, or Line Segment?
- Put Decimals in Order(5.NBT.A.3b) - Follow the directions and write the decimals In order on the lines under the boxes.
- Estimating Sums & Differences of Decimals (5.NBT.A.4 E.6) - Estimate the nearest whole number and then add.
- Multiplication Mixed Fractions(5.NF.B.6.N.13) - Multiple the following fractions and reduce the fractions to the lowest terms.
- George's Least Common Multiples(6.NS.B.4.N.8) - Find the Least Common Multiple for the following numbers.
- American Coordinate Graphs(6.NS.C.6 C.Q.3) - Use the Coordinate Graph and key to answer the following questions.
- Unit Price Worksheet(7.RP.A.1.C.3) - Find the unit price for the following problems.
- Converting Between Decimals, Fractions, & Precents(7.EE.B.3.K.2) - Convert the fractions, decimals, and precents. Mark the correct answer.
- Using Price List(7.NS.A.3.L.2) - Fran wants to buy cupcakes and a T-Shirt. She has $19.60. Does she have enough money?
- Reflection Practice(8.G.A.1a.12.4) - Find the Reflection Points of the following coordinate points. Reflect 1-3 over x-axis and 4-6 over y-axis.
- Dividing Numbers in Scientific Notation(8.EE.A.4.G.4) - Solve the following problems.
Simple Things to Add to Your Class on President's Day
Usually President's Day weekend is one that we enjoy the days off from, but we do not often take time to celebrate this difficult position with our students. A few years back a local politician called me out on this in a parent teacher conference. At the time I was a little disturbed about it, but it really opened my eyes as how I was neglecting to spend just a few minutes with my students on a great educational opportunity for them. This is literally one of the hardest jobs in the world. No one is happy with any decision you make, whether it is good or bad. American Presidents are the most beloved and hated person immediately as they take office. I love discussing this with my students. POTUS is not a job for people with thin skin. A couple of things that I have done over the years to bring this to light is to have my students think about this. They can either discuss this, write about, or ever put together a daily calendar. Anything that puts you in the shoes of POTUS for a few minutes with bring about some level of appreciation.