Presidents Day was originally established in 1885 as “Washington’s Birthday” to celebrate President George Washington’s birthday on February 22. In 1971, the federal government renamed the holiday Presidents Day in order to honor all U.S. presidents, past and present. Share My Lesson has curated a collection of free lesson plans, educational resources and classroom materials on the accomplishments of U.S. presidents, first ladies, and the role and responsibilities of the president in government and in a democracy.
- Essays, Lesson Plans, Research (Digests of Primary Sources)
- Subject: Executive Branch/Presidency
- Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12