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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plan: Discrimination- Fair or Unfair

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Civil Rights, History, and Social Issues Estimated Time One 45 minute class Grade Level This…read more

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Jamestown Discovery Reflects Grim Life of Early Settlers


Click to download video Teachers: students may find some of this material disturbing New evidence found at Jamestown, the site of America’s first permanent English…read more

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How Do We Define Terrorism?

Lesson Plan

This lesson is adapted from Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy used with permission from Choices for the 21st Century Education Program, Watson Institute for…read more

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English King Found After 500 Years


Click here to download video England’s King Richard III has been dead for more than 500 years, but until now his final resting place was…read more


New Lincoln Movie Humanizes a Presidential Superhero


Steven Spielberg’s new movie about Abraham Lincoln is heightening interest in a president who is often held up as a mirror reflecting different definitions of…read more

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