Teaching the State of the Union Address
President Obama delivers his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 28 at 9 p.m. (Listen to President Obama's State of the Union Address on GPB Radio).
Why the president is required to deliver this report to Congress, who attends the address, and what is featured in the speech can be answered by using GPB Education resources that cover current events. Here is a list of some of our recommended resources to assist you with teaching this topic:
Articles previewing the State of the Union address:
Log onto GPB Digital Education and search for these video resource. Most include teacher guides and quizzes.
- Debate Students Discuss President Obama's State of the Union Speech
- The State of the Union Address Lesson Plan from NewsHour Extra