The Measure of a Man or a Woman
OverviewThis lesson will help students to re-live the early years of William Howard Taft and his family as well as, explore the Taft family's values practiced in their household.
- Define how we "measure up" to certain standards in our society such as family, friends, and our personal self - accomplishments.
- Compare/Contrast their family lifestyle to William Howard Taft's family lifestyle.
- List two reasons why it is important to protect and preseve national park resources.
This program consists of seven students dressing up into period clothing costumes and role - playing William Howard Taft and his family while the other students in the audience are reporters, who interview the Taft's about living in Cincinnati during the 1850's and 1860's.
Victorian - Era props or costumes to represent William and his family.