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“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer and Elizabeth Jones, PBS NewsHour Production Assistant Introduction Since Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the…read more

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Seven deadly sins art scavenger hunt – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction Each year the festival of Mardis Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before the Christian…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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The Legacy of President John F. Kennedy – 50 Years Later

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This November 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Although his young life was tragically cut short, he…read more

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