Archives: Government & Civics

zimmerman_blog_main_horizontal

Debating Race, Justice and Policy in the Case of Trayvon Martin

Lesson Plan

by Katie Gould,  Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Government and Civics, Social Issues Estimated Time One 45-minute class period with possible extensio Grade Level…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues
gatsby_business_desk

The Great Gatsby Curve

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

EconomicsGovernment & CivicsSocial Issues
snowden2_blog_main_horizontal

Snowden Granted Asylum in Russia

Video

Click to download video Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who is wanted in the U.S. for leaking secret information about the NSA’s domestic surveillance…read more

Government & Civics
guns_blog_main_horizontal

Prisoners Become Peacemakers at San Quentin

Video

California’s San Quentin State Prison has an infamous reputation for being overcrowded, dangerous, and home to some criminals considered to be the “worst of the…read more

Government & Civics
Capture_blog_main_horizontal

In L.A., Community Engagement Helps Reduce Gun Violence

Video

On the most dangerous streets of Los Angeles, Calif., “gun violence equals gang violence,” says Police Chief Charlie Beck of the Los Angeles Police Department…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues

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