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Gail Skroback Hennessey taught for over 33 years, teaching sixth grade in all but two years. She earned a BA in early secondary education with a concentration in social studies and an MST in social...
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Women's History Month-Learn about First Ladies with thes fun/informative plays

I developed plays based on the To Tell the Truth Game Show on several of our First Ladies. Perhaps~ you may find them useful to use with your students during this month which highlights the contribution of women.Go here to download(free) the following plays:

Fun Facts about First Ladies:

  • Abigail Adams
  • Florence Harding
  • Lady Bird Johnson
  • Mary Todd Lincoln
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Martha Washington
  • Dolly Madison
  • Edith Wilson
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Lucy Webb Hayes was the first wife of a president to be called "First Lady".
  • Only Abigail Adams and Barbara Bush were a spouse and mother to Presidents of the United States.
  • Florence Harding was the first woman to vote for her husband in a presidential election.
  • Frances Cleveland was the first to have a baby born in the White House while her husband was president.The popular candy~ Baby Ruth ~was named for their child.
  • Dolly Madison was the first American to answer a telegraph message sent by Samuel Morse.
  • Pat Nixon was the first First Lady to wear pants in public.
  • Caroline Harrison was the first First Lady to have a Christmas tree in the White House.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first First Lady to become a senator of the United States~was a candidate for President and became Secretary of State under President Obama's administration.