Lesson Plan: Income Inequality in the United States

Lesson Plan

According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

Heller's Bakery, Washington D.C.

Small Business in America: What’s the #StoryBeyondTheStore? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

You don’t have to travel far for a history lesson. Every neighborhood is filled with history and small business shop owners who want to share…read more


Busy Bees T-Shirt Company – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Tina Yalen, NBCT, Early Adolescence: Social Studies/History Repurposed by Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction In this simulation, students will authentically…read more

ShankerBridge 640

Labor Day Lesson Plan: Unions Today

Lesson Plan

Created by Tina Yalen and Michael Magathan Repurposed by Katie Gould Subject Economics, government, civics Estimated Time Two 45 minute classes or one 90 minute…read more


The Great Gatsby curve – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Economics, Government, Social Issues Estimated time One hour and 30 minutes Grade level 7-12 Pre-Lesson…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