Lesson Plan

Lesson 3: A President's Home and the President's House

Today the class will look closely at what one President did at his home in contrast to what Presidents have done in the White House.

Guiding Questions

How does the White House differ from a presidential home such as Monticello?

Learning Objectives

After completing this lessons in the unit, students will be able to

Give specific examples demonstrating how the present-day White House reflects the duties, powers, and privileges of the office of President.

Compare and contrast Thomas Jefferson's Monticello with the White House.