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C-SPAN Classroom: Middle School Civics

For Parents 6th - 8th
Introduce middle schoolers to the roles and powers of the three branches of the United States government, with the 21 resources in the C-SPAN Civics collection. Sorted into the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial...
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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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Historical Presidential Campaign Announcement Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using the announcements of presidential candidacies, pupils consider how contenders make their initial arguments to the public. A worksheet helps structure collaborative work to analyze 10 video clips. Writing prompts allow for extension...
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A Case Study of Presidential Inaugurations: Kennedy and Obama

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How do the inauguration ceremonies of a president-elect reflect the values of that president? This is the question presented to government students as they research and compare the inaugurations of John F. Kennedy in 1961 and...
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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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Presidential Leadership and the Goal to Unify | America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Traditionally, a United States President's Inaugural Address establishes the tone and vision for his presidency. It has stressed the goal to unify the country and bring the political parties together after what are often divisive...
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Presidential Candidate Firsts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Hilary Clinton may have been the first woman to run for president on a major party ticket, but she was only one example of an historic candidacy. Class members use video clips curated from C-SPAN to examine historical firsts in...
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Bell Ringer: Powers of Congress Examples

For Students 6th - 8th
A short bell ringer introduces middle schoolers to the powers and duties of the United States congress. The three clips show congress's role in confirming presidential nominees, in declaring war, and in overseeing legislation
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Evaluating Historical Presidential Campaign Ads

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Political ads flood the airwaves each election cycle. An activity including more than a dozen political ads from iconic presidential campaigns helps learners unpack how the sausage gets made during election "silly season." Using the...
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Bell Ringer: Identify the Role of the President

For Students 6th - 8th
Four videos showcase four different roles played by the President of the United States. President George W. Bush is seen as the nations' comforter on the third anniversary of the September 11 attacks. President Obama is seen as the...
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The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Critics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the purpose of the Iranian Nuclear Deal? An insightful resource explains nuclear tensions in the Middle East and Iranian weapon development that contributed to the Nuclear Deal in 2013. Academics learn the agreement limited...
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On This Day: National Hispanic Heritage Month

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
From the rights of farm workers to food and culture, Hispanics have an indelible imprint on American culture. Using a curated set of videos, young scholars consider the rich heritage of Hispanic American history. Videos profile famous...
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On This Day: 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 7th - 12th
Was the financial crisis of 2008 a repeat of the stock market crash of 1929? A thought-provoking resource explores the effects of the 2008 crisis with the words of then-future President Obama. Historians hear a brief outline of the...
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On This Day: Sandy Hook Shooting

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
What causes someone to commit mass acts of violence? After their daughter was killed in the Sandy Hook shooting, the parents of Avielle Richman created a foundation to study the dark corners of neurology to answer that question....
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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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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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American Exclusivity: Chinese Inclusion Act

For Teachers 11th Standards
The Chinese Exclusion Act—the first race-based immigration restriction—echoes in today's debates on the topic. Using graphic organizers and structured discussions, historians consider the reasons behind the act. Then, they compare the...
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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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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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Black History Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Kick off a celebration of Black History Month with a quick video. The narrator shares the history of the holiday and sheds light on famous African Americans such as Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, and more! 
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Washington’s Closed: 2013 Government Shutdown

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Remember when the entire United States government shut down in 2013? Teach scholars about the causes and effects of such an event with a social studies resource. Learners participate in classroom discussion, view a presentation, fill out...
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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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Dream Under Development

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of the 1963 March on Washington, class members do a side-by-side comparison of the original text of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream Speech" with a transcript of the speech he delivered. The take away from the...
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Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A speaker, a message, an audience. After analyzing these elements in Queen Elizabeth's speech to the troops at Tilbury, groups analyze how other speakers use an awareness of events, and their audience to craft their arguments....
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The Obama Years

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Beginning with a quick writing prompt, young historians write about what they will remember most about President Obama's legacy. The activity opens up a larger discussion and exploration of his accomplishments, milestones, and the impact...
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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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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 middle schoolers have followed. Fill out the details between these two leaders with a set of vocabulary...
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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 Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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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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The 57th Inaugural Ceremonies

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Attend the party of the year with a hands-on learning experience focusing on the 57th inauguration of the president of the United States. Middle schoolers role play as guests at the prestigious Inaugural Ball, and learn more about why...
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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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The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
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Understanding American Government: The Role of American Government

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Why does America have a government and what is its purpose? Kids have these questions answered as they view a slide show describing aspects of US Government and politics. A well-organized resource with clear information regarding the...
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What Do You Think of Obama's Oval Office Speech on the Oil Spill?

For Students 7th - 12th
Kids age 13 and older are asked to read the provided Times article and background information in order to construct a thoughtful blog response to Obama's first Oval Office speech. They work to address each of the related critical...
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Nov. 4, 2008 | Obama Is Elected President

For Students 9th - 12th
Read this interesting background information regarding the presidential election of 2008. Your class will read the provided passages and then answer four critical thinking questions that require them to consider the reading and what they...
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Pass This Jobs Bill

For Students 9th - 11th
It seems that print media is slowly being replaced by electronic versions. Get your kids reading the New York Times e-style. They'll read the provided article entitled, "Pass This Jobs Bill" then answer six comprehension questions. Two...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Obama as the New Sisyphus

For Students 9th - 12th
Reveal how Greek Mythology can play into American politics through this political cartoon, where President Obama is depicted as Sisyphus. Background information gives scholars access to the cartoon's context, and three talking points...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Great Expectations

For Students 11th - 12th
Learners can use this worksheet to discuss the expectations placed on the Obama presidency. Included are two cartoons to analyze, a web site to visit, several great discussion questions, and a short activity. This is one worksheet that...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Recession Puts our Patients to the Test

For Students 10th - 12th
Cartoons for the classroom has put out another great learning exercise intended to get upper graders thinking. They analyze a political cartoon regarding economic recovery and President Obama. Three great discussion questions and a web...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Obama's Baggage

For Students 9th - 12th
Add a little humor to the current happenings of Washington D.C. using this political cartoon analysis handout. A quote serves as context to help learners access the featured cartoon, which depicts President Obama climbing a "reality...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Congress and the President

For Students 11th - 12th
Learners take a critical look at the ways in which the president interacts with Congress in order to make political and economic decisions. They use a series of well-constructed discussion questions to guide their thinking as they...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Satire or Slander

For Students 11th - 12th
Encourage your young learners to analyze and think critically about how media portrays people or events. Upper graders analyze a political cartoon depicting President Obama as a Muslim and the First Lady as a revolutionary. Guided by...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Charisma vs. Experience

For Students 9th - 12th
Which is more important for a president: experience or charisma? Scholars consider this as they analyze 2 political cartoons in this analysis handout. Background information gives context through a quote from The Telegraph, and 3 talking...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: 2008 Presidential Primaries

For Students 9th - 12th
Take a trip back in time with this political cartoon analysis worksheet, which has scholars reading background information on the heated 2008 primary campaign to help them approach two political cartoons. Three talking points (or writing...
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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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Cartoons for the Classroom: The Veepstakes!

For Students 8th - 12th
Take a step back in time with this political cartoon analysis worksheet, which features editorial cartoons from the 2008 presidential campaign. Background information allows pupils to "read between the lines" in their analysis, and three...
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Drawing the Line on Financial Reform

For Students 9th - 12th
Use this political cartoon handout to give a humorous edge to learning about financial reform legislation. Background information helps analysts "read between the lines," and questions prompt analysis of symbolism and message. Because...
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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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You Know the Answer: Math Riddle

For Students 3rd - 6th
Although the riddle is an outdated political reference, this math challenge is a good practice in operations and domain-specific vocabulary. Learners complete 18 problems, using multiplication, division, subtraction, and addition. Some...
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Climate Change and Government Policy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Which environmental policies would your class recommend? Find out through this lesson plan on climate change and government policy. Through an NPR podcast and an article, learners analyze past and present policy, as well as global risk....
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President Obama's State of the Union Address 2011

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students pretend they are journalists and have to write 10 questions to ask the President at the State of the Union Address. In this State of the Union Address lesson plan, students then watch the Address and write letters to the President.
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A More Perfect Union: Barack Obama's Race Speech at the National Constitution Center

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a worksheet on Obama's speech on race prior to the instructional activity. Students read legislation and examine race relations in the U.S. In this Civics instructional activity, students read documents related to...
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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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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 instructional activity, students research Obama's accomplishments and determine how his election signifies the success of the American Civil...
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Write Obama's Inaugural Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice their public speaking skills. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students study speeches delivered by Lincoln, Wilson, F. Roosevelt, and Kennedy. Students write the text Obama's inaugural address and deliver them to...
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From the Post Office to the Oval Office

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This Presidents' Day, have your pupils write letters to the presidential family. They will read an article about writing letters to President Obama, identify topics they feel are important, and finally discuss if those topics would...
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Perks and Perils

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research the life of the first family. In this U.S. Government activity, students take a White House quiz, read an article about the first family and write in their journals about a typical day in their lives versus what a day...
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Election Issues '08

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the presidential candidates of 2008. In this election lesson, students research both candidates and identify where they stand on major issues. Students choose a presidential candidate.
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Presidential Election One Year Away

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students identify political parties, then read a news article about the 2008 election. In this current events instructional activity (written prior to the 2008 election), the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
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President Obama's Address to Students Across America

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Learners listen to President Obama's speech, and discuss its meaning. In this President Obama lesson students learn about the president, about how to deliver a speech, and the ways they can make a difference. They create posters, write...
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President Obama's Address to Students Across America

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students write about goals, responsibility, and persistence, and listen to President Obama's speech. In this President Obama lesson students create concept webs, listen with a purpose, and list the challenges of our generation.
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Barack Obama

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, learners 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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Cartoons for the Classroom: Obama Baggage

For Students 9th - 12th
For this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about President Obama and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Get up, Stand up. Stand up for your Civil Rights.

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study civil rights leaders. In this Civil Rights lesson, 4th graders investigate what it means to stand up for something you believe in after reading about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Obama. Students create a...
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Candidate Obama Support and President Obama's Agenda

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students research categories within President Obama's agenda and create a PowerPoint presentation. In this President Obama agenda instructional activity, students research a category within President Obama's agenda and present their...
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Obama Hope Poster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider constitutional rights. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students complete an activity guide regarding the property rights regarding the Obama "Hope" poster. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to the topic.
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What Does 'Post Racial' Mean, Anyway?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore where they personally stand on a post-election continuum, spanning from euphoria to despair.  In this American History lesson, 8th graders read and discuss an article immediately following the election and a later...
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Our Unfinished Work

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the racism elements after the election of President Barack Obama. In this racism lesson, students read a recent article about 'post-racial' society. Young scholars compile a list of achieving a post-racial...
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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.  For this American Government lesson, 11th graders research various...
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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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Defenders of Justice

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research abolitionists, civil rights advocates, and their allies to learn about racism and justice. For this racism and justice lesson, students define justice and sing a song about activism. Students review the biographies...
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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

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this black history worksheet, students read a short, informational passage about Barack Obama. Students then answer 8 questions about the text.
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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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Barack Obama: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
In this United States history instructional activity, 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 Worksheet

For Students 4th - 5th
In this President Barack Obama worksheet, 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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Obama as a Writer

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the writings of President Obama. In this Current Events instructional activity, 12th graders read and analyze two articles by President Obama. Students discuss their reactions to these articles.
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You Know the Answer

For Students 4th Standards
In this problem solving worksheet, 4th graders are given an answer to a question and must solve the mathematical problems to discover the secret question. Students solve for 18 problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication and...
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United States Presidents

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, students locate and circle the forth-three United states Presidents from Washington to Obama.