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Discover Knowledge
By Doreen
Olson

Level 1:
Choose four requirements including the two starred.

_____*1.  Memorize the names of
either the first ten or the most recent ten US presidents in
order.

_____2*. Be able to list a significant fact about or an
accomplishment of five of the presidents whose names
you learned for
#1.

_____ 3.  Attend a parade, political rally, celebration or other
gathering where you get to see a president or
former president. If you
cannot actually attend the event, watch it on TV.

_____ 4.  Be able to
identify by portrait five of the presidents you learned for #1.  This
requirement can be
repeated.

_____ 5.  Visit the birthplace,
monument, home or presidential library of a president.  This requirement can
be repeated.

_____ 6.  Tour the White House.

_____ 7.  Make a
timeline of American Presidents.

_____ 8.  Learn about the presidential
seal and the symbolism behind it.

Level 2:  Choose five requirements
including the two starred.

_____*1.  Do Level 1  requirements 1
& 2.  Memorize 15 presidents and be able to tell a significant fact
about 7 of them.

_____ 2*.  Learn about the office of the president,
its duties and powers.

_____ 3.  Write a report about a president.  This
can be repeated.

_____ 4.  Attend a parade, political rally, celebration,
or any gathering where you get to see a president or
former
president.

_____ 5.  Be able to identify by portrait seven of the
presidents you learned for #1.  This requirement can be
repeated.

_____ 6.  Visit the birthplace, monument, home, or
presidential library of a president.  This requirement can
be
repeated.

_____ 7.  Tour the White House.

_____ 8.  Memorize
the names of the wives of the presidents you learned for #1.  Research what the
life of a
First Lady is like.

_____ 9.  Write to the president
to encourage him or thank him for something he did.

_____ 10.  Make a
timeline of American Presidents.

_____ 11  Learn about the presidential
seal and the symbolism behind it.

Level 3:  Choose six requirements,
including the two starred.

_____ 1.*  Do level 2  requirements 1
& 2.

_____ 2.  Find out what requirements there are to qualify
someone for the job of president.  Why do you
think these
qualifications were put in place?  Would you change any of them or add any
others?

_____ 3.  Write a report about a president.  This can be
repeated.

_____ 4.  Attend a parade, political rally, celebration, or any
gathering where you get to see a president or
former
president.

_____ 5.  Be able to identify by portrait seven of the
presidents you learned for #1.  This requirement can be
repeated.

_____ 6.  Visit the birthplace, monument, home, or
presidential library of a president.  This requirement can
be
repeated.

_____ 7.  Tour the White House.

_____ 8.  Memorize the
names of the wives of the presidents you learned for #1.  Research what the life
of a
First Lady is like.

_____ 9.  Write to the president to
encourage him or thank him for something he did.

_____ 10.  Research
music that has been written for presidential functions.  See if you can find at
least
three pieces and listen to a recording of them or play them on an
instrument so you can see what they
sound like.

_____
11.Memorize the dates of five presidents’ administrations in order.

_____
12.  Make a timeline of American Presidents.

_____13.  Learn about the
presidential seal and the symbolism behind
it.

Level 4:  Choose seven requirements,
including the two starred.

_____ 1*  Do level 3 requirements 1
& 2

_____ 2.*  Make a timeline of all American
Presidents.

_____ 3.  Write a report about a president.  This can be
repeated.

_____ 4.  Attend a parade, political rally, celebration, or any
gathering where you get to see a president or
former
president.

_____ 5.  Be able to identify by portrait seven of the
presidents you learned for #1.  This requirement can be
repeated.

_____ 6.  Visit the birthplace, monument, home, or
presidential library of a president.  This requirement can
be
repeated.

_____ 7.  Tour the White House.

_____ 8.  Memorize
the names of the wives of the presidents you learned for #1.  Research what the
life of a
First Lady is like.

_____ 9.  Write to the president
to encourage him or thank him for something he did.

_____ 10.  Research
music that has been written for presidential functions.  See if you can find at
least
three pieces and listen to a recording of them or play them on an
instrument so you can see what they
sound like.

_____
11.Memorize the dates of five presidents’ administrations in order.

_____
12.  Read three different inaugural addresses.  Which ones do you like the best
and why?

_____ 13.  Learn about the presidential seal and the symbolism
behind it.