What do you think about President Obama's speech on Tuesday? We will not be watching it in class because Mr. Duez doesn't have a class during that time the speech is being given. Also it would be hard to have one class 20 minutes behind the rest. But, the speech will be online and anyone can watch it. We will probably see a shorter version of it on Wed/Thu for warmup when we do our first CNN Student News current event of the year.
This speech has caused some controversy. But, you can already read the planned remarks because they have been released by the White House.
Read the President's Planned Remarks - His Speech for Tuesday
Here are a couple of news videos that give a good slice of the different sides of the controversy. In the past other Presidents have done a similar address to school children, but is what President Obama doing different and do you agree with what he is going to say?