Lessons 26-30

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 Lesson 26-The Hall of Presidents 

Video/YouTube Link - Ride Attraction: 

The Hall Of Presidents POV - Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

Short URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson26A

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vHOng0vm8o

Activity 1

Understanding the President’s Job: President for a Day 

With the class, work through the interactive online activity "President for a Day!" from The PBS Kids Democracy Project 

NEW LINK: https://pbskids.org/youchoose

Activity 2

Explore 80 Great American Speeches

Available through the EDSITEment-reviewed resource Great American Speeches

Short URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson26C

NEW LINK: http://web.archive.org/web/20030409042724/http:/www.pbs.org/greatspeeches/

In this section, teachers will be able to find and suggest lesson plans that are companions to the television program and video set Great American Speeches: 80 Years of Political Oratory as well as lesson plans that can be utilized on a stand-alone basis using the resources contained within this website.

NEW LINK: http://web.archive.org/web/20030618120231/http://www.pbs.org:80/greatspeeches/teachers/index.html

Activity 3

On the Road to the White House

NEW LINK: https://educators.brainpop.com/bp-topic/presidential-election/

All of our Presidents started out as ordinary citizens. Help students understand the experiences and circumstances that led to their Presidencies by having each student construct a road to the White House. 

Have each student select a President they find intriguing and then research his life prior to his Presidency. Instruct them to locate facts about the President’s birth and several jobs or experiences that prepared him to be President. In addition, have them choose a short quote from this President.

Activity 4

A Simulation of the Presidential Election Process

NEW LINK: https://www.jamesmadison.gov/lessons/road_to_the_white_house.pdf

Lesson 27-Liberty Square Riverboat 

“All Aboard! Cruise the scenic Rivers of America aboard the Liberty Belle, a steam-powered paddle wheeler and take a gander at life in the U.S. over a century ago. “

Video/YouTube Link: Ride Attraction

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

Magic Kingdom Liberty Square Riverboat POV Full Ride Walt Disney World HD

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bri8sCpod2o

Web Tool To Explore: Search/Research – http://www.ask.com - Interactive Steam Engine 

Activity 2

Thank you to KIDSDISCOVER for permission to share the lesson


Discover The Mighty Mississippi

This free Lesson Plan for Kids Discover Mississippi River will help you teach kids all about the history, geography, and current dynamics of America’s second-longest stretch of water, the Mississippi River.

Topics Include:


NEW LINK: https://www.kidsdiscover.com/free-lesson-plans/tg-mississippi-river/

Liberty Square

Lesson 28-Haunted Mansion

“A Spirited Tour: Climb aboard a gloomy Doom Buggy and embark on a spine-tingling tour through an eerie haunted estate, home to ghosts, ghouls and supernatural surprises.”

Video-Web Resources-YouTube Links: 

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

Video/YouTube Attraction Links:

Haunted Mansion Ride 2016 - Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom - Extreme Low Light POV

NEW LINK:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKVd-xwxgJs

Pre Show:

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYNDXkUJEDg

NEW: Can You Solve The Dread Family Murder Mystery at Magic Kingdom’s Haunted Mansion?

Dread Family- Who killed who?

NEW LINK:  https://hauntedmansion.fandom.com/wiki/Dread_Family

New LINK To Solve The Mystery: https://www.buildabettermousetrip.com/dread-family-mystery

After Show: The Haunted Mansion Complete Experience HD Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0_XDG_-RFo

Lights-On Walk-through of the Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World 

NEW LINK:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZmiPMZ_654


Lesson 29-Prince Charming Regal Carrousel 

“Spin around, up and down to joyous music atop a regal steed at this classic attraction inspired by Disney’s Cinderella”. 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYl04VMLxas

Activity 2 How can Myths and Legends be used in the classroom? 

Teachers' Resources For Myths and Legends

Following provided courtesy of http://myths.e2bn.org/index.phpThank you for permission to reprint

Myths and Legends can be used to enhance many skills:
Listening skills & oral comprehension:
Pupils can listen to the stories and then demonstrate their meaning through text, pictures or animations.

Activity 6

wikiHow to Create Your Own Mythological Creature

Full instruction with photos here:

NEW LINK: https://www.wikihow.com/Create-Your-Own-Mythological-Creature

In mythology and folklore, a mythological creature usually has a fantastic appearance and supernatural powers.  Many times these creatures serve a symbolic function. Examples of well-known mythological creatures include mermaids, trolls, fairies, dragons, unicorns, and centaurs. These types of creatures are an important part of culture, appearing in oral stories, books, movies, and video games. It can be fun and interesting to create your own mythological beast.

Steps on the Web site include:

Part 1 Giving Your Mythological Creature an Identity 

Part 2 Creating the Look of Your Mythological Creature 

Part 3: Bringing Your Mythological Creature to Life on Paper 

Lesson 30-Mickey's PhilharMagic

Disney Attraction Description:

“Take a magical tour and get swept away in the magic of Disney animation in this 3D movie musical starring many of your favorite Disney characters”. 

Video/YouTube Link: Attraction

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

Mickey's PhilharMagic @ Magic Kingdom Full Show

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2zA9S_kJ0A

Web Tool To Explore: Musical Instruments - Virtual Musical Instruments 

NEW LINK: http://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/

Activity 2

Search the Web for these items:

A family of musical instruments is a grouping of several different but related sizes or types of instruments...

Some commonly recognized families are:

Brass family

Strings family

Woodwind family

Percussion Family

Keyboard Family

Alternative Project Ideas - Online Music Games-Search on-line for these activities:

Ball droppings

BallDroppings instructions: Turn your sound up. Draw lines on the black screen to bounce the balls. Enjoy the music.

NEW LINK: https://www.puppiesandflowers.com/ball-droppings-game/

Physics and music combine

Draw lines across the screen to make the balls bounce and create different pitches

Good for interactive whiteboard

NY Phil kids NEED SHOCKWAVE and Flash Player

NEW LINK: http://www.nyphilkids.org/games/main.phtml

Possible Web resources:

5 Futuristic Instruments That Will Change How We Make Music.

NEW LINK: https://www.fastcompany.com/3041135/5-futuristic-instruments-changing-how-we-make-music

The semifinalists for the Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument ... Ever wonder which strange new instruments being designed today will ... It's a little like a wearable theremin: a "data glove" that lets the wearer create electronic music .... Design newsletter and get the best stories delivered to your inbox daily.

Musical instrument design | Dezeen

NEW LINK: https://www.dezeen.com/tag/musical-instruments/

Annabelle Selldorf designs New York showroom for piano maker Steinway & Sons ... Fabrica researchers create electronic musical instrument from stones and ...

What Makes a Truly New Instrument? Create Digital Music

NEW LINK: http://cdm.link/2011/03/what-makes-a-truly-new-instrument-human-gestures-power-winners-of-guthman-competition/

In the crowded world of new instrument design, the Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition has emerged as a key prize for the best ...

42 Splendidly Creative Homemade Musical Instruments

NEW LINK: https://www.howweelearn.com/spectacular-homemade-musical-instruments/

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