What is this event in the USA called an "Inauguration"?T aking the oath of office, a big parade and evening balls, Inauguration Day is a very busy day for the incoming President! There are 10 web questions, a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions and extension activities.
This resource would be a great activity for around Inauguration Day to learn all about the history and festivities surrounding our country's inauguration procedures. It could be used as a Friday activity or when you are studying US Government and for Presidents' Weekend.
Additional Resources of Interest on this topic:
1. Learn about the White House with 10 informative web questions, comprehension and discussion questions and several extension activities: Learn about the White House
2. Did You know that President John Quincy Adams had an alligator? Martin Van Buren had two tiger cubs and President McKinley's pet parrot could whistle, "Yankee Doodle". Did you know that President Franklin D. Roosevelt served HOT DOGS to the King of England? Did you know that President Garfield could write with both his right and left hand at the SAME time? Presidential Webquest/Extension Activities: Presidential Trivia Webquest
3. Did you know that First Lady Hillary Clinton was the first First Lady to become a senator of New York? Did you know that Florence Harding was the first woman to be able to VOTE for her husband in a presidential election? Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt was called the " First Lady of the World"? Learn about the contributions of some of our first ladies with this fun and informative webquest: First Ladies of the USA Webquest
4. Do YOU Know Your Presidents is a series of three challenges. Each challenge worksheet has 25 questions(with 3 choices). The first challenge is the easiest with the third, the hardest.There is also a Presidential Did You Know? Section: Presidential Challenge! What do you know about Our Presidents?