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Portraits of the Presidents
Website presents portraits of every American president with brief histories of their years in the White House.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Presidents in Waiting
This online exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery takes a multimedia look at the fourteen vice presidents who went on to become president, whether by happenstance or by election in their own right. The site includes an interactive timeline and video interviews with former veeps Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, Dan Quayle, and Dick Cheney.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Read Martin's Big Words
Reading guide with strategies to help adults and children actively read the illustrated biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Martin's Big Words, together. Part of the resource “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Reading Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers
Parent’' guide focused on the biography written for children, Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers. Discussion questions explore the role setting plays in the story, environmentalism, the role of the first lady, and First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson’s work to protect the environment. Part of the resource, “First Lady for the Environment.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Reading Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers
Reading guide designed to help engage young readers as they read Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers, a children's book based on a true story about a girl who writes a letter to Abraham Lincoln. It includes four active reading strategies that will help children identify new vocabulary, make predictions, and think about the characters and their emotions. Part of the resource “A Letter to Abraham Lincoln.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Remembering King
Lesson plan asking students to think of three symbols to represent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and create a window decoration with these symbols. Part of the resource “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Send a Lincoln Letter
Lesson has children write letters to family and friends as well as learn more about the local post office. Following a reading of Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers, about a young girl in 1860 who wrote a letter to Abraham Lincoln and received a response, children will write their own letter and then mail it at the post office. Part of the resource “A Letter to Abraham Lincoln.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Smithsonian Education Online Conferenece: Abraham Lincoln
Archived online conference that takes a multidisciplinary look at President Abraham Lincoln on the bicentennial of his birthday. The sessions include “Lincoln’s Deathbed,” hosted by a Smithsonian historian, and “Mr. Lincoln’s Air Force” a presentation on the use of balloons during the civil war. Includes related Smithsonian resources.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): General audience
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Stamp Stories of Abraham Lincoln
Assessment activity that emphasizes visual learning through postage stamps—little pictorial windows into American history. Students build their own stamp collections to show what they’ve learned and debate why their stamps reflect the history of Abraham Lincoln.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden Homepage
Online exhibit examining the history of the American presidency. Using objects from the museum's extensive collection, an interactive timeline, and online activities, learn about the realities of the presidency, from its origins to the present, as well as the lives of the men who have held the office. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): General audience
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