The White House Scavenger Hunt For 3rd grade Use this web site: http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/ If using Nixon Computer Lab web page use a link under 2nd grade: The White House for Kids. At the bottom of the site click on Tour. Following are the questions for every room you are going to visit with Spotty, the president’s dog. 1. How many rooms: _________, doors: __________and chimneys: ___________ does the White House have? Is there more than one door for every room? (Look at the numbers above) ______________________ 2. What are the vermeil objects? ________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ 3. The Library has special meaning for the first lady. What was Laura Bush’s occupation before she became the First Lady? _________________________________________________________________ 4. What is the China Room named after? __________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 5. What is the East Room used for? ______________________________________ 6. How old is the furniture decorating the Green Room? ______________________ 7. President Jefferson visited France and brought back some recipes. What ware the recipes for? _________________________________________________________________ 8. What shape is the Blue Room? ________________________________________ What can you see from its windows? _________________________________________________________________ 9. How many people can have a dinner in the State Dining Room? _____________ Who was the first president to live in the White House______________________ Now you can take an India’s History Quiz. (On the left side of the web page) You will not know a lot of the answers. Try your best guess, and then read the answer. You will learn a lot and if you take the test again you will be much more successful. Use this web site: http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/whtour/ If using Nixon Computer Lab web page use a link under 2nd grade: The White House On-line Tour 1. There is a Red, Green and Blue room in the White House. Which one of these rooms doesn’t have the corresponding color on the walls? ________________________________________________________________ 2. Go to the Green Room. Within the last sentence click on the world paintings, which is a link to the page with 5 paintings. Who is the author of the youngest one? 3. What year is the map in the Map Room from? 4. Go to the China Room. Read the last paragraph. What is the room named after?