Obama's Inaugural Address After reading and sharing their impressions
of four great inaugural addresses (Lincoln, Wilson, FDR, and Kennedy) students
will study statements from Obama's presidential campaign and brainstorm key ideas
which they think Obama will wish to communicate on January 20th. Finally students
will write and deliver their own inaugural address for Obama.
Inauguration and the Media In our modern society, we live in the "Information
Age" with so much at our disposal, our democracy requires that citizens know
how to consume, analyze, and filter information and its sources.
Inauguration and the Constitution The United States Constitution is
the foundation for all aspects of American government. Students will read through
the Constitution to look at the evolution of the executive branch.
the Inauguration Join a conversation about how teachers can use Barack
Obama's inauguration to investigate themes of history, civics, speech writing,
American culture and more!
Podcast the Inauguration!
Are your students excited for Obama's inauguration?
Do they want to share their energy? Join students from around the country who
are podcasting their inauguration thoughts and experiences on NewsHour Extra.