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Lesson Plan: Decode the Electoral College and predict the next president

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Let your students predict the next president with the Electoral Decoder, an interactive cartogram. Students will look at how the Electoral College has affected presidential…read more

Lesson plan: Labor Day and Unions Today

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the role unions played in workers’ rights and why we have Labor Day. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Build your own knowledge of the suffrage movement

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn some of the often overlooked stories of the suffrage movement. Continue reading

The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

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This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Music and speeches at the March on Washington

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Besides Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there were several civil rights’ leaders who spoke and organized the March on Washington. Students will examine these individuals as well as the goals of the March as they pertained to jobs and freedom. Continue reading

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