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Brown v. Board of Education, the story of Prince Edward County schools – Lesson Plan

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May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision “Brown v. Board of Education.” Continue reading

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Paper football and government fundamentals – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction Use this lesson plan to help students understand the difference between the types of governments…read more

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#MyZeitgeist Year in Review Project – Lesson Plan

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Introduction  zeit·geist – noun, \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place. From the George Zimmerman trial and the secrets leaked by…read more

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The Gettysburg Address: how history is made – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for the PBS NewsHour Extra Tuesday November 19 marks the 150th anniversary of what many historians say is among…read more

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Analyzing stop-and-frisk through personal narratives and infographics – Lesson Plan

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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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