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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

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Ebola outbreak – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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“Connecting Syria’s allies and enemies” infographic – Lesson Plan

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra This lesson features the infographic “Connecting Syria’s allies and enemies” by Al Jazeera to help students understand the…read more

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