A National Park Service Ranger will provide the following during your program:
1: Virtual Tour of White Haven.
2. Educational interpretation of Ulysses S. Grant's life as a farmer and his experiences as a general and President of the United States.. Student engagement will be encouraged throughout the program.
3. Time is allowed for questions and answers.
Students will be able to:
1. Identify at least one farm animal, one farm tool, and one form of transportation Grant used while farming at White Haven.
2. Identify at least one of Grant's contributions to U.S. history as general and president.
3. Develop an appreciation for the importance of good leadership in accomplishing important life goals.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.L.1a -- Print many upper- and lowercase letters.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.L.2a -- Capitalize dates and names of people.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.L.2b -- Use end punctuation for sentences.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.L.5c -- Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.L.6 -- Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.L.2 -- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.L.2a -- Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.L.5a -- Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe foods that are spicy or juicy).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.L.6 -- Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.1 -- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.1a -- Print many upper- and lowercase letters.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.1b -- Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.1f -- Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.2a -- Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.2b -- Recognize and name end punctuation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.2d -- Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.L.5c -- Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).
1D: Give examples of being an active and engaged citizen in your classroom or community (1st Grade). Analyze how being an active and informed citizen makes a difference in your community (2nd Grade).
1E: Describe the character traits of role models within your family or school (Kindergarten). Describe the character traits of role models within your community (1st Grade). Describe the character traits and civic attitudes of inventors or pioneers in their field who influenced progress in the nation (2nd Grade).
2C: Describe why groups need to make decisions and how those decisions are made in families and classrooms (Kindergarten). Distinguish responsibilities and powers of government officials at various levels and branches of government decision making (2nd grade).
2D: Describe roles and responsibilities of people in authority in families and in groups (Kindergarten). Describe roles and responsibilities of people in government, such as a judge, mayor, police, city council member, in a community (1st grade).
3C: Describe the contributions of inventors or pioneers in their field who influenced progress in our nation (2nd grade).
5A: Identify maps as representations of real places (Kindergarten).
5E: Describe different types of communication and transportation and identify their advantages and disadvantages (2nd Grade).
7E: Ask questions and find answers (Kindergarten). Ask supporting questions and find answers about social studies' topics (1st Grade). Develop supporting questions about social studies topics (2nd grade).