*Understand Barack Obama’s early years through archival film footage of friends and family and first person interviews collected in the making of the documentary.
*Discuss and analyze the multiple perspectives presented through these viewpoints.
*Apply this understanding by organizing their learning with a Venn diagram that will be used throughout the curriculum.
*Equipment to screen film clips and interview threads curated for this lesson
*Copies of Handouts:
- One: Film Clips Transcripts
- Two: The More Perfect Union Venn Diagram
- Three: Interview Threads Transcripts
Length: Two 55-minute class periods