“Hail to the Chief” An Intensive Study of the Presidents of the USA Small Groups at MES and MMS August 2016- April 2017
Please keep this assignment sheet in your folder so you have it as a ready reference. You are responsible for completing tasks in a timely fashion. Our time in class is very valuable so we have no time for messing around and wasting time. We will have a good time being on task. We are fortunate that we have many tools ready for our use. Thanks to Mrs. Milligan for helping us to be prepared and have knowledge of these tools.
Your president will be presented to your class in many ways. We will have general topics about the White House and its inhabitants on Tuesdays. Thursdays will be for research and Fridays to present the topics of the week as they applied to your president. Friday will also be a day to share trivia, etc.
Here are the focus areas for our study:
September Early life of your president Schooling Career prior to the presidency Timeline beginnings The Job of the President Our Founding Fathers
October Advances during the decade around the Presidency Technology Arts and Leisure Industries Preparation for the 2016 Presidential Election
November 2016 Presidential Election Worldwide Events Thanksgiving and families at the White House
December Christmas at the White House
January Famous quotes Prepare a speech in your president’s word Inauguration of a President Presidential displays
February Celebration of President’s Day The First Ladies Presidents not covered by class members Timeline of the Presidents
March Monuments of the Presidents Museums to honor Presidents Contemporaries of the President Fakebook entries
April Comparing and Contrasting the Presidents Evaluation of the study Reflections of the study