Category Archives: U.S.


Recap the major stories of Summer 2016 with these Extra resources


Use these resources detailing major news stories from this past summer to catch students up on news they might have missed. Continue reading


Take the Political Party Quiz to find out where you fit!


Ever wondered where you fit on the political spectrum? Take this quiz to find out! Continue reading


Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories


For the U.S. National Park Service centennial, use these NewsHour Extra classroom resources to teach students about the importance of conservation.
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10 things to know about the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions


The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will not be the only exciting event to watch this summer — the Democratic and Republican National Conventions will also be televised.
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Thunderclouds, Garnet Lake —Yosemite  National Park, by Peter Essick from the series “Ansel Adams Wilderness”

5 things to know for the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service


On August 25, 2016 the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday. Learn about national parks and the NPS as the centennial approaches. Continue reading

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