The American Presidency is a topic that is prevalent throughout the seventh and eighth grade curriculum. The materials in this collection allow students access to foundational US documents and immerse them in academic vocabulary. In addition, it is a topic that every student should be knowledgeable about as a citizen of the United States. This collection aligns with the Common Core Learning Standards because it offers a range of complex informational texts and primary source documents on many topics including, biographies of Presidents and First Ladies, the electoral college, presidential speeches, Watergate, the US Constitution and many more.
Christine Poser, Librarian
IS 24 Myra S. Barnes
225 Cleveland Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10308
If you are a librarian in a New York City school library, you may contact the curator to inquire about borrowing titles from this collection.