Media Literacy

Lesson plan: What 2017 news stories mattered most to your students?

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For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2017 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

Alabama Senate race: Why special elections matter

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On Tuesday, Alabama voters headed to the polls in a special election for U.S. Senate between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. Poll results have been mixed, some putting Moore and others putting Jones ahead. Continue reading

Study guide: Impact of Southern California wildfires

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to discuss the significance of the Southern California wildfires with your students. Continue reading

Here’s why geography class matters: Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

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The world of foreign policy is not above students’ heads. Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the U.S. official decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Continue reading

Trump’s “First 365 Days”: Taxes, judges, net neutrality

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Despite low approval ratings, President Donald Trump continues to pursue his agenda with his base sticking close by his side. Continue reading

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