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Student breakdown on the government shutdown

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan with your students for the latest on the government shutdown. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Covington Catholic incident through a media literacy lens

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Discuss media literacy strategies you can use when it comes to understanding current events and issues, including the confrontation between Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his classmates, and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips on Friday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Continue reading

Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr. for today

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Use this lesson on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to discuss dreamed of an America where people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”  Continue reading

Study guide: William Barr’s nomination for attorney general

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn more about the nomination of William Barr for United States attorney general. Continue reading

Native American tribes feel the impact of government shutdown

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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 reading

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