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Finish the week with a World News Quiz!

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Did your students keep up with major news events taking place around the world this week? Give them this fun, 5-minute quiz as a way to review or learn a little about what they may have missed! Continue reading

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“A date that will live in infamy”: Pearl Harbor remembered — Class Discussion

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Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. By the time the assault ended, four U.S. Navy battleships…read more

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Remembering Japan’s surrender to Allied forces — Class Activity

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Seventy years ago, Japan formally surrendered World War II aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan. The signing of the surrender agreement came 18 days after Japanese…read more

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World War II, Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right), August 1945, Japan. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)

Five things your class should know on the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing

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World War II, Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right), August 1945, Japan. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)  …read more

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Five things your class needs to know about the Iran nuclear deal

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By Gabby Shacknai On Tuesday, after two years of negotiations, a group of six nations led by the United States achieved a comprehensive long-term deal…read more

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