Study guide: Impact of Southern California wildfires


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


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

How Gold Star families became a political issue


In this NewsHour Extra lesson, students learn about the controversy surrounding a condolence call made by President Trump to a Gold Star widow, Myeshia Johnson. Continue reading

Movie director hopes teens will see themselves in Justice Thurgood Marshall’s story


The movie “Marshall” captures the iconic justice Thurgood Marshall in his youth before he became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

What are the effects of opioid addiction on young people?


Join PBS NewsHour for a Facebook Live on Wed., October 11th at 1 p.m. on how to talk to students about opioid addiction. We’ll take your questions LIVE on Facebook (enter in comments section and let us know your school and city/state) or tweet them to @NewsHour using #AskNewsHour. It’s important for teachers and students voices to be heard on this issue! Continue reading

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