The Many Powers of the President

Lesson Duration

Author: Danielle Bin, Sharon Morton-Cousin, Delena A. Roberts, Vanessa Strickland

Students will use hats as props to enliven a lesson about the powers of the president.  Hats will be identified with various powers.  Students will match actual presidential actions to the hat which gave the president power to carry it out.


  • Students will be able to identify what powers are being executed by the president.
  • Students will understand that the president’s power is not unlimited.




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