Social Studies

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

“A date which will live in infamy”: Pearl Harbor remembered — Class Discussion

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Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Take a moment to discuss what the attack means 76 years later with your students. Continue reading

“A date which will live in infamy”: Pearl Harbor remembered — Class Discussion

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Watch this short clip about Pearl Harbor from Ken Burns’ The War: http://www.pbs.org/video/war-pearl-harbor-attack/ Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States naval…read more

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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