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17 resources with the keyterm obama

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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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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: Recession Puts our Patients to the Test

For Students 10th - 12th
Cartoons for the classroom has put out another great worksheet intended to get upper graders thinking. They analyze a political cartoon regarding economic recovery and President Obama. Three great discussion questions and a web link make...
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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: 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: 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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Climate Change and Government Policy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Which environmental policies would your class recommend? Find out through this lesson 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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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 lesson. Students read legislation and examine race relations in the U.S. In this Civics lesson, students read documents related to equality and law. Students answer...
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Perks and Perils

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research the life of the first family. For this U.S. Government lesson, 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 plan, students research both candidates and identify where they stand on major issues. Students choose a presidential candidate.
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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
Students investigate the racism elements after the election of President Barack Obama. In this racism lesson, students read a recent article about 'post-racial' society. Students compile a list of achieving a post-racial society and...
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Obama as a Writer

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the writings of President Obama. For this Current Events lesson, 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 instructional activity, students locate and circle the forth-three United states Presidents from Washington to Obama.