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Comparing Myself to a President

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Comparing Myself to a President

Abraham Lincoln
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Presidents were kids at one point. They had families and friends just like you. They ran around and played and got into trouble, too. In fact, you probably have a lot in common with your favorite presidents. This activity will help you compare and contrast yourself to a president.

Your Turn Pick out a favorite president and find out about the person. Read books and Web sites and write down facts about the president. Then complete this activity.

  • In what ways was the president like you? Write a page about how you are similar.
  • In what ways was the president not like you? Write a page about facts that are true only for the president.
  • In what ways are you different from the president? Write a page about facts that are true only for you.

 

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