State of the Union Bingo
The State of the Union airs live on Wednesday, January 27, at 9 PM. You can watch the
address on any of major stations or cable news channels TV, on the radio at 91.3 on WUKY, or
using the internet via YouTube or the White House website. You can also read the transcript
Play bingo! Each time the President mentions one of the topics below, write a tick mark in the
box each time he mentioned the word or topic. Then complete the tasks below using thoughtful,
1. Based on which boxes have the most amount of tick marks, which topics did you think the
President placed the most emphasis on?
2. Were there any topics you wish he’d spoken about instead?
3. Pick ten topics on the bingo card that are interesting to you, and write at least one sentence
each on what Obama said about those topics.
bi-partisan Guantanamo immigration stimulus
State of Secretary
health care filibuster Court Justice
the Union Clinton
war on terror Yemen
free September 11
bailout Washington nuclear Pakistan
economy uninsured high school Constitution patriotism