I came across this wonderful project today started by Lezlie of Books and Border Collies. She created this website - U.S. Presidents Reading Project which has a list of all the presidents and links to suggested lists of books to read more about them. The rules are easy:
1. Read at least one non-fiction book about each of the U.S. Presidents
2. Take as much time as you need
3. Have fun learning about U.S. history and its leaders
I had planned on doing a U.S. Presidents Unit Study with James for this year and this comes at an opportune time. It sound much more fun and interesting, we'll draw it out a bit, rather than condense the information and we'll turn into a family reading project, concentrating on one president at a time without a time limit. I am so stoked and looking forward to reading and learning more about the presidents.
Check out the U.S. Presidents Reading Project for yourself.
Thanks for the link! I'll have to check this out.ReplyDelete
I did the same thing last year with my kids but the book I chose was too dry. I think I'll try your source, thanx!ReplyDelete
This sounds great! Thanks for sharing. :)ReplyDelete
I'm in this challenge -- not that I'm making any headway!ReplyDelete
This sounds very interesting. I recently read a biography of Andrew Jackson (American Lion) that read like a novel. Probably too advanced for your son but you might enjoy.ReplyDelete