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From the School House to the White House

Students recall visits to museums, then read a news article about a museum exhibit that shows what U.S. presidents were like during their childhood. In this U.S. history and current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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Resource Details

Grade
2nd - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
1 more...
Year
2007
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary