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Inauguration Firsts Trivia Hunt

 

Subjects

  • Language Arts
  • Technology

Grades

  • 6-8
  • 9-12

Brief Description

Students find fascinating firsts and facts about past U.S. presidential inaugurations and answer questions about what they learn.

Objectives

Students demonstrate abilities to research information about past U.S. presidential inaugurations, using Internet or library print sources. Students use the information to correctly answer questions about past presidential inaugurations.

Keywords

inauguration, trivia, hunt, president, Internet

Materials Needed

Lesson Plan

Provide each student with a copy of Presidential Inaugurations: Some Precedents and Notable Events and a copy of the Education World teaching master Inauguration Trivia Hunt. Have students use information on the Presidential Inaugurations Web page to complete the work sheet.

Variation: Organize students into small groups. Tell students they must use print sources only, such as library books, magazines, or textbooks, to find the answers to the questions on the work sheet.

Assessment

Evaluate students' work sheet answers.

Answer Key: 1. Franklin D. Roosevelt, 2. Thomas Jefferson, 3. Rutherford B. Hayes, 4. Warren G. Harding, 5. Harry S. Truman, 6. William J. Clinton, 7. John Quincy Adams, 8. James Buchanan, 9. Calvin Coolidge, 10. James Monroe.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

 

Originally published 01/15/2001
Last updated 1/19/2017