Players will also gain valuable critical thinking and social-emotional skills. The target audience, 3-12 grade students, will learn about all the U.S. Presidents, as well as important events in U.S. history, when and where they took place, who was involved, and their historical impact. Players will gain fluency with valuable content knowledge about the United States, including awareness of influential people through artwork from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery collection, which can lead to improved reading comprehension and critical thinking about United States history. Understanding history will also provide students a context for analyzing current events.
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George Washington (Lansdowne Portrait) by Gilbert Stuart, 1796
Oil on canvas | National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired as a gift to the nation through the generosity of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation