The Presidents!

Websites for Teachers

eHow Presidential Lesson Ideas

  • This website gives teachers ideas of how to introduce elementary students to studying the very first President of the United States.

Videos and Activities for Your Classroom

The Director Talks About Historical Research

  • This Coterie video interviews Tosin Morohunfola, director of The Coterie’s production of “The Presidents!” He discusses his research on history and elections.
  • Video Activity:Research a president and write your own inaugural address. (Individual, in-chair activity)

Rapping It Up

  • This Coterie video introduces students to two of our actors, Phil Newman and Bob Linebarger. They even do the Video Activity on camera!
  • Video Activity: Write a song, rap, or poem celebrating a president. (Individual or group activity, in-chair with optional out-of-chair sharing)