Timely Connections: State of the Union as Civic Learning Opportunity

President Coolidge delivering his first message to Congress

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) has put together a list of resources for educators to help students understand, analyze, and respond to the upcoming State of the Union. The resources are divided into sections that include the following: Youth Perspectives, the Speech and Its Media Coverage, and Background Lessons. Check out this excellent list along with resources from the Primary Source Nexus and the Library of Congress.

Using the State of the Union Address as a Civic Learning Opportunity CIRCLE

Guided Primary Source Analysis: States of the Union (includes link to a list of all addresses) Primary Source Nexus

Library of Congress