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What news stories will your students remember? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2015 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

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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

Lesson Plan

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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