Government & Civics


The greatest sacrifice – Veterans Day Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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

U.S. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell holds a news conference after he was re-elected to a sixth term to the U.S. Senate at the University of Louisville in Louisville

Can Obama and the GOP Congress work together?


The results of the midterm elections have raised questions about how a Republican-controlled Congress can work together with a Democratic president. Continue reading


Post-election resources for your class


Looking for a way to start a conversation in your class about the 2014 midterm election and results? Check out our resources below, including student-produced reports,…read more


Will West Virginia voters elect an 18-year-old lawmaker?


College freshman Saira Blair could become one of the country’s youngest lawmakers in Tuesday’s midterm election. Continue reading


Midterms 2014: resources for students


This year’s midterm elections are here and PBS NewsHour Extra wants to share our best resources with you! Looking for election night coverage? Join the…read more

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