Veteran’s Day

Lesson plan: Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today. Continue reading

How Gold Star families became a political issue

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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

Veterans Day: Military Kids from Bahrain Share Their Experiences

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On Veterans Day, Americans celebrate the men and women in uniform who work every day to keep the country safe. But while military personnel make…read more

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