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67 resources with the concept the white house

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U.S. Symbols

For Students K - 3rd Standards
United States symbols are the subject of a video brought to you by BrainPop Jr. Hosts, Annie and Moby, begin with a definition of the word symbol, then go on to detail ten American symbols—the American flag, a Bald Eagle, the Liberty...
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The Executive Branch

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While the president is perhaps the most famous politician, why did the Founding Fathers create the office? While it has evolved over time, the presidency has its roots in the American Revolution. A video resource—created for Constitution...
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Help Lincoln Get to the White House

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Though Abraham Lincoln rose to prominence in the White House, he began his life in an Indiana log cabin. Young Lincoln historians discover notable facts about the sixteenth president of the United States in a timeline interactive that...
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Our President Lives in the White House

For Students 1st Standards
Did you know the White House has 132 rooms? Celebrate this historic home of United States Presidents with a reading passage that provides a brief description of the inside of the house. Young readers follow the reading by answering...
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White House Havoc

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The president of the United States must be able to keep a cool head in moments of crisis to lead his or nation out of the darkness. A history instructional activity encourages learners to study the ways various presidents have handled...
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The Our White House Inauguration Celebration Kit for Kids!

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Get the youngest American citizens involved in the presidential election and inauguration with a set of social studies activities. Focusing on the history of presidential inauguration ceremonies, learners draft their own poems, design...
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America 101: What Happens on Inauguration Day?

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Is Inauguration Day always on January 20th? Do incoming presidents always take the oath of office on a Bible? Learn the answers to these questions and more with an informative and entertaining video about Inauguration Day.
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The White House

For Students K - 12th
Taking a guided tour through the White House would require extensive travel costs and an armed security escort—but a virtual tour only requires an Internet connection! A few clicks bring users through the historical corridors and rooms...
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Matching Game with the US Constitution

For Teachers K - 3rd
In September we celebrate Constitution Day. Begin the celebration with a grand conversation about the US Constitution. Follow up the in-depth discussion with a learning game in which scholars match terms to images such as the...
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Picturing First Families

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete a variety of activities as they study Washington, D.C., the Presidency, and George Washington. They take a virtual trip to Washington, D.C., and visit the National Portrait Gallery, the White House, and the Library of...
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Woodrow The White House Mouse

For Teachers K - 4th
Inauguration Day is January 20. Implement an entire week's worth of mini activities to help young historians become knowledgeable of the President's job, the executive branch, and the White House. The worksheets focus on research skills,...
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Cory in the House: "New Kid in Town"

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students, after watching the program "New Kid in Town," are introduced to the White House in Washington, D.C. They explore the difficulties of fitting into a new environment along with new acquaintances. They stress and address the...
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Taking a Stand: Woman Suffrage and Protest at the White House K-8

For Teachers 1st - 8th
A class discussion opens a lesson on women suffragettes. Learners imagine they are preparing to protest for women's voting rights. Scholars create a colorful poster to hold up high when marching in front of the White House.
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The White House

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Create a mini-White House in your classroom! After researching information about the Executive Branch and the duties of the president, learners construct an accurate three-dimensional replica of a portion of the United States White House.
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Lesson 2: What Has Happened in the White House?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Working in small groups, or individually, learners are given images of events that took place at the White House. They study the image and research that time in history to better understand how the White House has been affected by...
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Lesson 3: What Happens in the White House? A Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Working in groups or individually, learners study images of important events that occurred at, or directly affected, the White House, and share their findings of a specific event. They then post the image of their event on a timeline of...
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What Happens in the White House?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young historians complete a unit of lessons on the functions of the White House. They conduct Internet research, develop a list of activities that take place at the White House, and create a chronological timeline of events at the White...
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A President's Home and the President's House

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the differences between the White House and Monticello. In small groups, they complete a virtual tour, complete a graphic organizer, take notes during the tour, and identify activities taking place at the White House.
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How and Why Has the White House Changed?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine changes the White House has undergone in the past two centuries. They view and discuss online images and designs, compare diagrams, read information from various websites, and answer discussion questions.
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How Was the White House Designed?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the initial design of the White House was chosen. They analyze various designs, explore websites, list the characteristics of each design and compare them, and answer discussion questions.
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Every Day Is Presidents' Day at the White House

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore the history of the White House and the role of the president. They explore the White House Historical Association website, answer questions, create a drawing of the Oval Office, and take an online quiz.
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The Story of the White House

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young historians explore U.S. history by reading a book with their class about the White House. They read the nonfiction book The Story of the White House, focusing on the sequence of events and details in the reading. They then define...
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President's Desk for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 9th - 12th
One could not tell a lie; the other had a nickname denoting his honesty. American history learners compare and contrast George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in a creative research lesson. After learning more about the personalities,...
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Let's E-mail the White House - An Internet Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete the activity "Internet Scavenger Hunt of the White House" to become familiar with the White House Web Site. They then answer questions on an activity sheet, analyze information, and form good questions to e-mail.