Students develop questions that a reporter might ask during an interview with the new president.
Students define the words reporter and interview. Students use critical-thinking skills to develop questions that a reporter might ask when interviewing the new president.
inauguration, president, interview, questions, reporter
paper, pens or pencils, chalk and chalkboard or chart paper and markers
Variation for younger students: Work together as a class to develop the five questions.
Extension: Ask the class to choose five of the questions on the board or chart paper. Send the questions to the White House. Go to the Contact section of the White House Web site for instructions on how to write to the president of the United States.
Evaluate students' questions.