This file contains an excerpt from "Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama: Back to School Event" (2009)
It can be used as a motivational close reading activity for the beginning of the school year.
This file is a good way to fit test prep into your lesson planning. It contains several fifth grade CCLS multiple choice questions, as well as 2 short response questions and a homework writing prompt.
This power point can also be converted to a smart notebook file.