Speech,

Current events and short, reflective pieces provide stimulus and models for student expression — and possible school community activities. Students can use these nonfiction works to analyze, interpret and practice rhetorical strategies.

 

To better understand the individuals who held the office and their presidential leadership, The Washington Post created Presidential, a podcast series of 44 segments. Post NIE activities are provided to focus on the presidents’ background and influences on them, approaches to tough decisions and unexpected challenges, and personal traits that helped or hurt their success as president of the United States.