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Exploring the White House

Exploring the White House. By: Lauren Keller 5 th Grade Bellamy Elementary School. New York State Standards/ Themes and Objectives.

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Exploring the White House

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  1. Exploring the White House By: Lauren Keller 5th Grade Bellamy Elementary School

  2. New York State Standards/ Themes and Objectives • NYS learning standard 5- Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the necessity for establishing governments; the government system of the U.S. and other nations; the Constitution; the basic civic values of American constitutional democracy and the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship, including avenues of participation. Key Idea 1-The study of civics, citizenship, and government involves learning about political systems; the purposes of government and civic life; and the differing assumptions held by people across time and place regarding power, authority, governance, and law. • NCSS Themes: Theme X-Civic Ideals and Practices Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the ideals, principles, and practices of citizenship in a democratic republic. • Objectives: 1. Have students locate where the White House is and who resides there. 2. Students will be able to visually see what the White House looks like inside and out. 3. Students will be able to identify at least 2 rooms in the White House

  3. Background Information • The White House is home to many prestigious events and gatherings. Follow this link to an ABC connected background to the White House. • The ABC's to White House history

  4. Can you find where the White House is located and which one of these individuals lives there? George Bush Derek Jeter

  5. Answers… George Bush

  6. Tour the White House Click here to visit the White House

  7. Become a tourist… • Assume that your class has planned a trip to the White House in Washington D.C and you have to write about three important rooms that you visit. • One important room that you will visit is the cabinet room. In the cabinet room, the secretaries and advisors on the cabinet meet to serve the President. It is located in the West wing of the White House adjoining the Oval Office.

  8. Let’s visit the Roosevelt Room! • The Roosevelt Room is the official meeting room and workplace of the President. It is located in the center of the West Wing near the Oval Office. This room is named after the influential presidents, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt as they were large contributors to the design and construction of the West Wing. See the Roosevelt Wing for yourself!

  9. Let’s Eat! • The State dining room is the larger of the two dining rooms located on the State floor in the White House. It is utilized for receptions, luncheons and large formal dinners for the Heads of the State. It seats 140 guests and has six doors leading to different parts of the White House. • Let's eat at the White House!

  10. Follow- up activity • Remembering the information that you learned throughout this virtual field trip, assume that you are writing an ad telling interested tourists about the White House. Tell tourists about some of the rooms that make up the White House and what the rooms are used for. Make the ad visitor-friendly to try and attract as many tourists as possible. Try to include as much information as possible from what you have learned.

  11. Questions? Does anyone have any questions?

  12. Resources • http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/whtour/roosevelt-ipix.html • Rooms in the White House- Wikipedia.org • http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/

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