The State of the Union Address – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will discuss the elements of a successful political speech and watch President Obama’s State of the Union address. Continue reading

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From Selma to Montgomery: An introduction to the 1965 marches

Lesson Plan

Help students gain background information on the marches that formed a cornerstone of the civil rights movement. Continue reading

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Celebrate 2014: Looking back and moving forward

Lesson Plan

As 2015 begins, look back at unforgettable events from the past year and explore the possibilities the next year could bring. Continue reading

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The greatest sacrifice – Veterans Day Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Subjects World history, government and civics, U.S. wars, geography Estimated Time One 45-minute class Grade Level Middle…read more

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Do the midterm elections matter? – Lesson Plan

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By Stephanie Schragger, History teacher at St. Ann’s School Introduction Help students gain an understanding of midterm elections and to discuss the reasons why voter…read more

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