The White House and it’s Presidentshttp://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents Tyler Eustace EDU 375 Prof. Deglopper
Why I chose this site... 100% free! Social Studies Concentration. Always a popular unit within elementary schools. Very easy site to use and incorporate into a classroom!
What I liked... Organized list of all presidents with attached Bios for each. Section dedicated to Air Force One! President’s Day lesson plans! Interactive Tour of the White House!
White House Lesson Idea(grades 2-6) First have your students take a tour of the most famous residence in the United States. After exploring, have them create a floor plan for their favorite room within the White House. On the back of their floor plan, have your students write a brief passage explaining the room and the purpose it serves to the president
President Lesson Idea (grades 1-6) Have your children explore this website and pick a president that interest them most. Have them record 3 uncommon facts in which they did not know about their president. After editing, have your students re-write their facts on a blank sheet of paper with their presidents head attached