Welcome: Putting Books to Work: The House That George Built
Description: The House That George Built by Suzanne Slade is the perfect picture book to take your students on an informative and fun journey back to the early days of the White House. Share historical facts and rhyming verse between informational narrative and memorable prose children will love to repeat. George was part of this presidential project from design to deadline. It is hard to believe he never lived there! Beautiful watercolor illustrations by Rebecca Bond bring the colonial landscape to life. Introduce President's Day, Election Day, George Washington, Perseverance, American Landmarks, as well as architecture ideas to build creative writing skills.
Grade Level: 3-5
Curriculum: English / Language Arts
Keywords: The House That George Built, Suzanne Slade, Rebecca Bond, President's Day, Election Day, George Washington, Perseverance, American Landmarks, The White House, creative writing.
Author(s): Kimberly Osko