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Welcome to this 10-Day Series of Presidents of the United States! From April 15 – April 26, I’ll publish a set of worksheets and printables to accompany a small unit study on US Presidents. Make sure to download them all! Click on the link to find a complete list of free US Presidents worksheets in this series.
Theodore Roosevelt – Fascinating Facts
Theodore Roosevelt, also known as “Teddy” Roosevelt, became America’s 26th President. He assumed the Presidency after William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. He later won a second term. Here are a few other fascinating facts about President Roosevelt:
- As a child, Roosevelt watched the funeral procession for Abraham Lincoln from a window in his grandfather’s home on Union Square (NYC).
- Theodore Roosevelt became the youngest man to assume the office of President of the United States. He was 42 years old when he became the 26th President.
- Tragically, Roosevelt’s wife and mother both died on the same day on February 14, 1884. He was heartbroken and moved to the Dakota Territory for a couple of years. He left his infant daughter with his sister while out west.
- In 1905, Teddy Roosevelt walked his niece, Eleanor Roosevelt, down the aisle to wed Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- President Roosevelt later remarried and had 6 more children. He was his children’s favorite playmate!
- While delivering a speech during his third run for the presidency in 1912, Roosevelt was shot in the chest in an assassination attempt. He continued the speech for 90 more minutes before seeking medical attention for the bullet wound!
Theodore Roosevelt – Worksheets and Printables
Are you working through a US Presidents Unit Study? These Theodore Roosevelt worksheets would make the perfect addition for your 1st-3rd grader. In this worksheet set, you’ll find:
- Theodore Roosevelt Information Sheet – Fill in the biographical information about Roosevelt and answer true/false
- Copywork Quote: “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” -T. Roosevelt
- Theodore Roosevelt: Then & Now – Write 3 facts about Roosevelt that occurred in the past and 3 facts that occur in the present
This 10-Days Series is hosted by iHomeschool Network. For more 10-Day Series on a variety of topics, make sure to visit iHomeschool Network’s site for more details!