In this black history learning exercise, students read a short, informational passage about Barack Obama. Students then answer 8 questions about the text.
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Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Kids Get School Named for Obama
Students read about the renaming of a school for Barack Obama. In this political instructional activity, the teacher presents vocabulary words from the news article, then the students read the article and answer comprehension questions....
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
From the Post Office to the Oval Office
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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
President Obama's State of the Union Address 2011
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.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History