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The Best Sites To Learn About U.S. Presidents


Reader might also be interested in The Best Resources About President’s Day. I also have posted The Best Places To Learn About President Barack Obama’s Life and The Best Sites For Learning About The Presidential Inauguration – 2017.

This is a short list that  sites accessible to English Language Learners that provide biographical resources on the U.S. Presidents.

Here are my picks for The Best Sites To Learn About U.S. Presidents:

Fox News has an interactive on all the Presidents.

Mr. Nussbaum’s U.S. Presidents also provides short bio’s on each of them.

Renee Maufroid has developed another excellent online exercise for English Language Learners.  one is a series of clozes (fill-in-the-gaps) on U.S. Presidents — their speeches and biographies.

Sean Banville has just unveiled a great new site called Lessons On American Presidents. He’s got multiple interactive exercises on every President — all designed for English Language Learners. It will be a huge help for teachers and their students.

Presidents and Slaves: Helping Students Find the Truth is a good lesson plan from The Zinn Education Project.

Disney Online Video Series: “The American Presidents”

Presidential Timeline

PBS Releases “The Roosevelts” Lesson Plans With 19 Video Clips

PBS Presidents

Voice of America has a series good accessible videos on each President.

Please feel free to suggest additional sites.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. Larry,
    Thank you for all your resources. In addition, I’d like to note that the history channel does a great job sharing information about Presidents’ Day –

  2. Hi Larry,
    Thank you for putting this list together. Some of the links no longer work, however, and I was wondering if you had more current links? For instance, the Fox News one, the PBS one, and The National Archives one.
    Thank you again!

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