Category Archives: U.S.

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Recap the major stories of Summer 2016 with these Extra resources

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

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

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

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Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories

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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

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

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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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