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Native American tribes feel the impact of government shutdown
In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn how the government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. Continue readingDonald Trumpfederal fundingFederal GovernmentfurloughfurlougheeGeographygovernment &government shutdownlesson planNative American rightsNative AmericansSocial StudiestreatyWisconsin Public Television
Trump’s speech through a media literacy lens
In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will analyze President Trump’s primetime speech about immigration and the government shutdown. Continue readingborder wallchuck schumerCongressDonald TrumpElection 2016federal employeesGovernment & Civicsgovernment shutdownimmigrationlesson planMedia LiteracyMexicoNancy Pelosinews literacyOval OfficeSocial Studies
Student breakdown on government’s shutdown
Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan with your students for the latest on the government shutdown. Continue readingborder wallDamion PalettaDepartment of Agriculturedepartment of homeland securityDHSDonald TrumpEconomicseconomyfederal employeesFederal Governmentfood stampsgovernment shutdownimmigrationInternal Revenue ServiceIRSMedia LiteracyMexiconational parksnews literacyShields and BrooksSNAPSocial IssuesSocial StudiesStudent VoicetaxestaxpayersTSAwashington post
What news stories do students want to see in 2019?
Middle and high school students across the U.S. recently shared what issues they would like to see the news media cover in 2019. Check out what they had to say! Continue reading2019ELAEnglish & Language ArtsJournalismlesson plannew yearNew Year'sSocial IssuesSocial StudiesSRLstudent journalistsstudent reportersstudent reporting labsyouth media
Lesson plan: What 2018 news stories mattered most to your students?
For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2018 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading2018current eventsdigital literacyELAenglishEnglish & Language ArtsEnglish language learnersFlipboardGovernment & Civicslesson planmagazinemathematicsMedia Literacynew yearNew Year'snew year's resolutionnews storiesphysical educationSocial Issuessocial mediaSocial StudiesSTEM