Women in the White House

In this lesson, students explore the role and impact of recent First Ladies through research and family interviews, then work in groups to present a documentary portrait to the class.

Guiding Questions

How have recent First Ladies contributed to American society?

Learning Objectives

To learn about the political and non-political careers of recent First Ladies.

To explore the possibilities and limitations of the position of First Lady.

To conduct historical research through oral history interviews.