In this activity, students will have the opportunity to read, hear, and analyze Barack Obama's speech "The Audacity of Hope".
After listening to the speech and reading the text, the teacher may lead the students in a discussion about its themes and meaning. Students will then create a storyboard listing at least three themes or central ideas they found in the speech. They will write the theme in the header, cite an example from the speech in the description box and include an illustration that depicts the theme.
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Objective: After listening to/reading and discussing the speech "Audacity of Hope" by Barack Obama, illustrate three themes or central ideas present in the speech.
Requirements: Name at least three themes, cite examples of each theme from the speech, illustrate each theme.
Grade Level 6-12
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Primary and Secondary SourcesCommon Core Standards