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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

Lesson Plan

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

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

Lesson Plan

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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PBS’ “Latino Americans” Documentary – Lesson Plan

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LATINO AMERICANS is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues
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Constitution Day – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects History, government and civics Estimated Time One 90 minute class period Grade Level Middle…read more

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