In an effort to bring White House history to schools, the White House Historical Association is offering free in-school outreach programs for K-6 students attending Metropolitan D.C. area schools. These standards-based programs include a one-hour classroom visit from an experienced educator as well as additional lesson materials for the classroom teacher’s use. Programs are hands-on, innovative, and include the use of primary source documents and, in some cases, object replicas. The pilot program is available in Washington, D.C., Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland, and Fairfax and Arlington counties and the city of Alexandria in Virginia.
First Kid For A Day (Grades K-1)
What is it like to be a First Kid and live in the White House?
Executive Detectives I: American Symbols (Grades K-2)
Be a White House art detective.
So, You Want To Be President? (Grades 2-6)
Learn about the many important roles of the American president.
Executive Detectives II: The White House As a Museum (Grades 3-6)
Explore the White House as a museum through its art collection.
Civil War White House (Grades 4-6)
What would it have been like to live and work in Washington, D.C. during the Civil War?
The White House Historical Association is a charitable non-profit institution whose purpose is to enhance the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the White House. Visit the association online at www.whitehousehistory.org
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