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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Inauguration of Barack Obama the 44th President of the United States

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the process of inauguration in the United States.  Students describe the symbolic and political significance of the ceremony of the inauguration of the President of the United States.  Students role play the...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to review the major objectives and policies enacted thus far into the presidency of Barack Obama in the United States. John Green begins by providing an overview of the recession of 2008 and the subprime mortgage...
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Does Rick Warren Represent Diversity?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The topic of this lesson focuses on whether or not Obama was able to convincingly defend his choice of choosing Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. This is considered a controversial or hot topic because it...
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Mysteries of Vernacular: Inaugurate

For Students 7th - 12th
The United States inaugurates a president every four years, but where does the word inaugurate really come from? Watch the video to find out and then read a few famous inaugural addresses, which are linked in the Dig Deeper section on...
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Our Loss of Wisdom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"A wise person knows when and how to: make the exception to every rule, improvise, and use these moral skills in pursuit of the right aims. A wise person is made and not born." Impress upon your learners the importance of leading lives...
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Rev. Joseph Lowery: What Makes a Civil Rights Leader?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the attributes of civil rights leaders. In this Civil Rights Movement lesson, students design "body biographies" of selected civil rights leaders after they have conducted research and discussed the qualities of leaders.
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Using Current Events to Understand Elections

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the the major phases of the electoral process for president.  In this US Government lesson, 11th graders compare and contrast the delegate system of nomination and the electoral college.