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Sesame Street Video: Barbara Bush and Peter's Chair

Grade Level PreK, Grades K-2
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards


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For Presidents Day, check out this Sesame Street video with former first lady, Barbara Bush. This can serve as a great way to begin a discussion over the different ways a first lady serves and gives back to the U.S.

In this video Barbara Bush reads a book aloud. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.K.1 , RL.K.2 , RL.K.3 , RL.K.4 , RL.K.5 , RL.K.6 , SL.K.2 , K.CC.1 For more videos and games check out our new website at Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization which also produces Pinky Dinky Doo, The Electric Company, and other programs for children around the world.

Enjoy this Sesame Street video featuring Barbara Bush?

Check out more free lesson plans and resources on Share My Lesson in the Presidents Day Lesson Plans and Resources collection


Sesame Street: Barbara Bush and Peter's Chair
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With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.
Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.


2 Reviews
Love this. So cute.
Katie Gould
January 24, 2017
Awesome read aloud by Mrs. Bush.
April 14, 2013