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Barack Obama

American Presidents

High Int – Adv

Students read a brief bio about Barack Obama. They review vocabulary, check comprehension, and discuss issues related to Obama’s two terms as president. Famous Obama quotes are also discussed.

This lesson includes a discussion question about Barack Obama's recreational drug use in his youth.

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Sample
Vocabulary
  • maternal
  • settle
  • law firm
  • take off
  • gain media attention
  • administration
  • reform
  • bail out
  • credit
  • campaign
  • deadlock
  • legacy
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions