1. The program begins with an introduction to the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963, the founding of the Museum and the organization's collections.
2. Get a rare, live glimpse out of the former Texas School Book Depository's "corner window" where eyewitnesses saw a rifle after shots were fired and beneath which three shell casings were found by investigators.
3. Participants are introduced to the events of November 22, 1963: President Kennedy's arrival and motorcade through Dallas, and his subsequent assassination.
4. Presenters share photographs, films, oral history quotes, artifacts and documents related to evidence found in the first 24 hours after the assassination.
5. Participants are encouraged to examine this material and assess how it both reinforces and undermines the argument that Lee Harvey Oswald was the president's assassination.
1. Understand the mission of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.
2. Develop a familiarity with The Sixth Floor Museum's collection by exposure to its photographs, films, oral histories, artifacts and documents.
3. Engage in conversation with Museum staff about topics related to the Kennedy assassination and the legacy of that tragic event.
4. Understand how historical evidence can be used to support multiple theories depending on how it is interpreted.
N5-12 Social Studies
5th Grade Social Studies 5.5a,c; 5.24a,b,c,e
6th Grade Social Studies 6.2b; 6.21 a,b,d,e
7th Grade Social Studies 7.7d; 7.21a,b,d,e,f
8th Grade Social Studies 8.29a,b,c,d,e,f,g
US History 24c,e,f
US Government 21d