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The State of the Union Address – Lesson Plan

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Students will discuss the elements of a successful political speech and watch President Obama’s State of the Union address. Continue reading

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Resources for teaching the March on Washington

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August 28, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s famed “I Have a Dream” speech. This anniversary presented…read more

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A teachers’ guide to the 114th Congress

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Curious about the 114th Congress? We’ve got you covered, from predicted hot topics and the latest congressional demographics to the presidential veto. 1. Drama and debate…read more

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Key issues for students to watch this Congress

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The 114th session of Congress begins today. Tell your class to keep an eye on these key issues during the session and check out our…read more

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The greatest sacrifice – Veterans Day Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Subjects World history, government and civics, U.S. wars, geography Estimated Time One 45-minute class Grade Level Middle…read more

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