President’s Day Reading Comprehension – So, you want to be President?


Total Pages: 31
File Size: 3 MB



Introduce your students to past presidents in this 31 pages literature unit aligned to the book So, You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George. This resource is intended to be a 5-day unit but can easily be modified and shortened to meet your needs. Writing opinions and point of view are the main skills highlighted throughout this unit.

Perfect to use just before President’s Day, with any President Unit, or as a Common Core Exemplar Text using the book – So, You Want to Be President?

This product is also the perfect supplement to the Scott Foresman, Reading Street Series, Unit 2 for 4th Grade. However, pages have been added so that you can also use the book.

Included in download:
•Pre-reading Survey
•18 Vocabulary Words broken down into 6 words for 4 days
•Opinion sentence starters/phrases
•35 open ended questions to answer while reading
•Students are prompted to write their own opinions using opinion sentence starters (words/phrases)
•Vocabulary review is included on Day 4
•Point of View (comparing 2 stories)
•Post Reading Survey
•Writing Template – If I Were the President…
•26 question test with 1 bonus question worth 3 points

*Optional Activity: On day 4 students can compare 2 books using point of view. If you choose to use this activity you will need a copy of:
•So You Want to Be President by: Judith St. George
•If I Were the President by: Thomas Kingsley Troupe

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