President Obama Research Activity

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President Obama Research Activity

  1. 1. America’s 44 th President Barack Obama
  2. 2. Research Task <ul><li>Use the links and resources on the next slides to research President Barack Obama. Use the guiding questions to help facilitate your research. As a culminating activity, create a poster or report that summarizes your learning. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Resources <ul><li>http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/pres/obama/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/government/2008election/obamabio1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://change.gov/learn/presidentelect </li></ul>
  4. 4. Obama Video Biography
  5. 5. Guiding Questions <ul><li>Where was president Obama born? </li></ul><ul><li>Where did president Obama live as a child? </li></ul><ul><li>What did his parent’s do for a living? </li></ul><ul><li>Does president Obama have any siblings? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Guiding Questions <ul><li>Where did president Obama attend college? </li></ul><ul><li>What was his degree in? </li></ul><ul><li>What significant accomplishment did president Obama achieve while in college? </li></ul><ul><li>Who comprises president Obama’s immediate family? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Guiding Questions <ul><li>Name two jobs president Obama had before he became president. </li></ul><ul><li>In what year was he elected to state senate? For which state? </li></ul><ul><li>Name the two books that president Obama wrote. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Guiding Questions <ul><li>Which political party is president Obama affiliated with? </li></ul><ul><li>In what year was Obama elected president? </li></ul><ul><li>What award did president Obama receive in 2009? </li></ul>

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