Lesson 3: What Happens in the White House? A Timeline

Before beginning this lesson, refer to the images and group assignments in lesson two "What Has Happened in the White House?".

Call up each student group in chronological order. Students should describe their image, briefly tell the class about what their research revealed, read their caption, and post the image on your History of the White House Timeline. If desired, challenge students to find other events appropriate for the timeline.

Guiding Questions

How has the White House been touched by the great events of our nation's history?

Learning Objectives

Create a chronology of important events that have occurred at or directly affected the White House.