Teachers: Bring White House History to your classroom!
History is all about stories and documentaries have the power to tell these stories to a broader audience by creating powerful narratives and bringing primary sources to life. During this standards-based classroom program, students will:
- Learn helpful methods for analyzing primary sources
- Examine primary sources related to White House history topics
- Receive valuable tips for putting together the project’s required annotated bibliography
- Practice film language to take their storyboards to the next level
- Create a sample storyboard based on primary sources related to White House history topics
- Have the opportunity to ask White House Historical Association (WHHA) staff questions about the Presidential History Challenge
This program can be reserved as a classroom visit or hosted as an after-school session.
This in-school program is free and open to all high school teachers in the D.C. metropolitan area who are interested in having their students participate in White House at Bat: A Presidential History Challenge.
The program lasts approximately 45 to 60 minutes. WHHA educators can visit your school over multiple days to accommodate all students.