Archives

Photo by Flickr user KT King

What makes someone a bystander? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson asks students to explore the psychology of why people choose to remain bystanders instead of choosing to intervene. Continue reading

Stephen Colbert

Satire’s role in current events – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson asks students to think critically about their relationship to satire and explore the question of how it helps us interpret global events. Continue reading

The Mutiny on the Amistad

Rising Up: the Talladega murals – Lesson Plan and Digital Student Guide

Lesson Plan

On a moonless night in July 1839, several enslaved Africans unshackled themselves and crept up to the deck of La Amistad where they attacked and…read more

5-15

Righteous Among the Nations: rescuers of the Holocaust – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Syd Golston and Paul Wieser Syd Golston directs a Teaching American History grant for the Phoenix Union High School district. She is a former…read more

sotu4

YouTube stars interview President Obama – Class Activity

Lesson Plan

As part of his State of the Union strategy, President Barack Obama answered questions from a new crowd: YouTube stars. The White House invited Bethany…read more

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.

RSS Content

Tooltip of RSS content 3