Our main current events and history study for the week will be centered on the Presidential Inauguration coming up Friday, January 20. Below are the online resources I’ve found to use as we learn about Inaugurations past and present.
Meet Donald J. Trump Biography Article from Time for Kids News http://www.timeforkids.com/news/meet-donald-j-trump/415956 and Meet Mike Pence http://www.timeforkids.com/news/meet-mike-pence/439811
Short Article about the Inauguration Day Activities and Schedule http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/government/presidentialinauguration.htm
Quotes from Past Presidential Inaugural Speeches http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/presidentialinauguraladdresses.htm
Facts and Stories from Past Inaugurations http://www.helpteaching.com/blog/interesting-facts-and-stories-from-inauguration-days-past.html
Inauguration Resources from The White House http://ourwhitehouse.org/history-civics/inaugurations/
History of Inaugural Foods http://wtop.com/food/2017/01/all-the-presidents-meals-the-history-of-inaugural-food/slide/1/
Complete Schedule of Events and Performers (Parental Guidance Alert! This site is not geared for children but for adults. It contains several ads around the article and events list that may not be suitable for children nor relevant to the study!) http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2017/01/12/Donald-Trump-inauguration-schedule-of-events-performers-and-inaugural-balls/1021483641496/
The White House Moving In Moving Out Plan – ” The most frenzied American ritual you’ve never seen is called the “transfer of families,” a five-hour tsunami of activity that transforms President Obama’s home into President Trump’s.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/local/white-house-transition/
Inauguration Security Concerns (Parental Guidance Alert! This site is not geared for children but for adults.) https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/27/us/politics/donald-trump-inauguration-security.html
Printable Inauguration Bingo http://www.hiphomeschoolmoms.com/presidential-inauguration-bingo-game/
Presidential Inauguration Printable Word Search, Cross Word, and Vocabulary Puzzles http://homeschooling.about.com/od/freeprintables/ss/inauguralprint.htm#step1
“Prayer for Our Leaders” Printable Coloring Page (based on 1 Timothy 2 1-4) http://ministry-to-children.com/prayer-for-our-leaders-coloring-page/
I’m glad you can use the resources!