It’s Thursday, January 5, 2017, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision)
On January 20, a new President will be inaugurated. Dig into the history and the process involved in US Presidential Inaugurations. Part of the larger “Our White House Looking In, Looking Out” website from The National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance, this portion of the site provides interesting facts and activities to engage students’ interest in the presidency, elections, and inaugurations.
On this opening page, there are links and explanations to the meat of the material. There is even a downloadable “Our White House Inauguration Celebration Kit for Kids!” PDF to use offline in your classroom.
Topics explored include:
- Why Are Presidential Inaugurations Held on January 20th?
- The Presidential Oath of Office
- Americans Love a Parade
- United by Voice and Vision: Thomas Jefferson’s First Inauguration, March 4, 1801
- Come One, Come All! How Technology Transformed Inauguration Day
- Inaugural Activities and Discussion Questions
- Great Presidential Inauguration Websites
But the learning doesn’t stop with this one topic. This website has a lot more to offer. Use the upper menu to explore more about the White House, Presidents, First Ladies, Voting Rights, Campaigns and Elections, and so much more so bookmark this website to come back to time after time.