Government & Civics

Monitoring the Midterms: Voter ID laws and America’s history of voter suppression

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary with your students, watch the video (if helpful, follow along with the transcript) and then answer the discussion questions.…read more

#MonitoringTheMidterms: FBI investigation into Kavanaugh wraps up

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Use this lesson with your students to discuss Thursday’s news that the FBI has wrapped up their investigation on sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

Students on accountability and fairness in response to Kavanaugh Hearings

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Do young people think about the choices they make as teenagers and how they may have consequences for their adult lives? Continue reading

Teaching Moment: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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Watch NewsHour reporters’ recap of Thursday’s testimony by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh. Then listen and discuss students’ reactions from around the country before Thursday’s hearing. Continue reading

#MonitoringTheMidterms: How gerrymandering impacts your vote

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about how gerrymandering impacts your vote. Continue reading

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