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"For Better or For Worse": White House Wedding
Middle schoolers explore the history of weddings in the White House. They see the rooms where these weddings occurred and describe the private life of White House residents. Studnets compile a list of all the weddings held inteh White House.
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The American Presidency Grades 7-9
As part of a study of the American Presidency, groups investigate five topics: Campaigns and Elections, Role and Responsibilities, Life in the White House, Assassination and Mourning, and Communicating the Presidency.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“You Will Always Be Mango Street”: Sense of Place and The House on Mango Street
Vignettes from Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street provide readers with an opportunity to observe how writers use dialogue and details to create a sense of time and place.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
White House Campaign on Childhood Obesity
Students examine teen obesity in the United States. In this civics instructional activity, students gather data regarding health and fitness in their school. Students use their findings as well as selected sources to plan and implement a...
7th - 12th Health
Keys To Our House-the White House
Students explore the history of the White House from four different perspectives: as a symbol, a public and private place, technological advances, and changing needs. They take a virtual tour of the White House and explore its history....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Decision Point: Understanding the U.S.’s Dilemma Over North Korea
Simulate the Situation Room and analyze the US's relationship with North Korea. The plan starts off with a quick review and an examination of a online timeline that updates as the situation continues. Next, the class reads an article and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed