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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Why is it important to educate girls? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By 10 x 10 Subjects World, Education, Social Issues Estimated Time One 30-45 minute period Grade Level Grades 7 – 12 Objective Students will: Explain…read more

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Analyzing stop-and-frisk through personal narratives and infographics – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer and Allison McCartney, Editor for NewsHour Extra This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the New York City’s…read more

English & Language ArtsGovernment & CivicsMathSocial Issues
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PBS’ “Latino Americans” Documentary – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

LATINO AMERICANS is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues
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Climate change as a scientific theory – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects Science, Language Arts, Social Issues Estimated Time One 90-minute class period Grade Level Grades…read more

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“Connecting Syria’s allies and enemies” infographic – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra This lesson features the infographic “Connecting Syria’s allies and enemies” by Al Jazeera to help students understand the…read more

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