Need some 2009 Presidential Inauguration lesson plans and resources? Look no further!
- Official Office of the Presidential Inauguration site
- Presidential Inauguration 2009: A Guide to Inauguration Events in Washington, DC
- Guide to Inaugural Balls and Galas
- Great Sites About the Inauguration
- Hail to the Chief: Inauguration Lessons
- C-SPAN Resources
- District of Columbia Resources
- NEH EdSitement: Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address lesson plan
- Unofficial Guide to Presidential Inauguration 2009
- US Senate Inaugural Guide
- Library of Congress: Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project
- Library of Congress Teacher Resources
- Innovative Educator’s Engaging Ideas for the 2009 Inauguration
- National History Education Clearinghouse: Classroom Resources – Presidential Inaugural
Update – Wednesday January 14
Lisa Nielsen over at Innovative Educators has posted some more great stuff! She’s got more details on her site (yes . . . this is when you head on over there) but I’ve grabbed just a few clips below from her stuff.
The New York City Department of Education has put together a fantastic 18-page compilation of activities and resources you can use on Inauguration Day (January 20) by clicking here.
Streaming on the Internet
Major news web sites will offer live streaming video and audio of the ceremony. Visit your favorite TV Network or Cable station for details. Here are a few links to sites that will carry the broadcast streamed via the internet.
- C-SPAN main streaming page.
- CNN Live page.
- New York Times will be streaming the inauguration live.
- Inaugural Senate site will be live streaming the event.
- LINK-live Inaugural Gala uses digital technologies to bring Americans together to participate in conversations through video feeds, Flickr streams, liveblogs and more. Note: Content from the inauguration ceremony will not be available until after the ceremony has concluded. Great for follow up activities.