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Poetry brings happiness to troubled teens

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A unique program in Seattle teaches teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways leading difficult lives to write poetry as a way to triumph over their experiences. Continue reading

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Discovering your voice through poetry

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction This lesson plan introduces students to the poetry of Rafael Campo and helps students to find their own voice…read more

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Analyzing Stop and Frisk Through Personal Narratives and Infographics

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By Katie Gould, NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer and Allison McCartney, Editor for NewsHour Extra This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the New York City’s…read more

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Climate Change as a Scientific Theory

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects Science, Language Arts, Social Issues Estimated Time One 90-minute class period Grade Level Grades…read more

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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington: Leadership at the March through Music and Speeches

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By Syd Golston and Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subject Civil Rights, Social Issues, Language Arts Estimate Time One 90 minute class…read more

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