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"EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 1: Analyzing Figurative Language, Word Choice, Structure and Meaning"

For Teachers 6th Standards
Christopher Paul Curtis' Newberry Medal winning novel Bud, Not Buddy is the anchor text in a unit that asks middle schoolers to examine Bud's rules to live by. They compare these rules to those in President Barack Obama's 2009...
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On This Day: Barack Obama Becomes the First African American to Win a Presidential Election

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The election of Barack Obama in 2008 was a watershed moment in African American and American history. Using clips from the acceptance and concession speeches, as well as the words of outgoing president, George H. W. Bush, budding...
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President Barack Obama's Inauguration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
See history in the making as the United States' first African-American president, Barack Obama, is inaugurated. The initial swearing-in is followed by Obama's speech to the nation. Watch this clip in a US world history class when you are...
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Making Evidence-Based Claims: MLK, Barack Obama

For Teachers 10th Standards
Teach high schoolers how to write arguments and support them with Martin Luther King Jr's Nobel Prize acceptance speech and Barack Obama's Nobel lecture as models. A language arts unit includes multiple strategies and careful scaffolding...
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Barack Obama: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, students use the 15 clues in order to fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate answers pertaining to Barack Obama.
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Barack Obama- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, is the subject of this short mini-biography that introduces viewers to his early life, education, and election.
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Barack Obama

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Barack Obama and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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End of Unit 1 Assessment: Analyzing an Excerpt from Barack Obama’s Back-to-School Speech

For Teachers 6th Standards
In order to assess their mastery of the concepts taught in a 12-lesson unit study of Christopher Paul Curtis' Bud, Not Buddy, individuals read excerpts from President Barack Obama's 2009 Back-to-School Speech and use the strategies they...
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Narrative Nonfiction: In No Other Country

For Students 6th - 8th
Use this informational text to show your class narrative nonfiction and teach them a bit about politics and President Barack Obama. This resource is composed of a short text, two reader's response questions, three writer's response...
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Barack Obama

For Students 4th - 6th
In this online interactive Barack Obama worksheet, students respond to 15 fill in the blank and multiple choice questions regarding the information included in the provided paragraphs.
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Exploring the Duties & Responsibilities of a Citizen

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an active, responsible citizen in the United States? What citizen requirements are mandated by law? Learners begin by brainstorming the duties of citizenship, and then read and discuss an excerpt from a speech by...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tooning into the Candidates: Barack Obama

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about Barak Obama and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Modern World Leaders Quiz

For Students 9th - 11th
To understand current events, one must know the players involved. Upper graders will match 12 of the world's current leaders to the country they preside over. Leaders on this list include, but are not limited to, Asif Ali Zardari, Barack...
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Bold Plans, Big Dreams, City Progress

For Students 7th Standards
Determining which statements represent fact or the author's opinion in an integral part of reading informational text. Encourage seventh graders to read a passage about Barack Obama and the city of Chicago, as well as a passage focused...
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The Election of Barack Obama 44th President of the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the historic implications of Barack Obama's election. In this election of 2008 lesson, students research Obama's accomplishments and determine how his election signifies the success of the American Civil Rights...
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President Barack Obama Word Jumble

For Students 4th - 5th
In this word jumble worksheet, students unscramble the letters to make words associated with President Barack Obama. Students spell 20 words.
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Barack Obama Worksheet

For Students 4th - 5th
In this President Barack Obama activity, students match 20 words pertaining to the life of our current President with the phrases and facts that go with them.
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A More Perfect Union: Barack Obama's Race Speech at the National Constitution Center

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the process of perfecting the Union through changes made to the Constitution, and through the powers delegated to each branch of government.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders research various...
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The 44th and 45th USA Presidents

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The transition of power between former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump may be the first political process that your students have followed. Fill out the details between these two leaders with a set of vocabulary...
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Obamacare

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Former President Barack Obama reformed the United States' health care system with Obamacare, but is the new legislation good for America? Scholars read a historical timeline about the passage of health care reform laws and compare United...
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Helping Students Do History on the First Day of Class

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students watch a video about Barack Obama and problems he faces as the president. In this president lesson plan, students write their own list and then compile a class list of problems and discuss them.
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Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
For many people, Barack Obama's presidency was the next step in Martin Luther King, Jr's dream of America's future. Explore the dreams of Americans past and present, as well as the young Americans in your class, with a set of activities...
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On This Day: Veterans/Armistice Day

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While Veterans Day started as a way to remember World War I, it now honors veterans from all conflicts. Scholars consider the meaning of the day while viewing clips of ceremonies, presidential speeches, and military historians talking...
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On This Day: The Creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The Environmental Protection Agency often doesn't register as a critical government function, but the EPA works to protect communities. Using video segments from Scott Pruitt's confirmation hearing, a Barack Obama speech on the agency's...

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