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Lesson plan: The State of the Union Address

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to evaluate the State of the Union speech and learn its history. Continue reading

Iran retaliates, fires missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about Iran’s missile strikes on an Iraqi airbase that houses American and other international troops. Continue reading

Lesson plan: What 2019 news stories mattered most to your students?

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For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine using Flipboard of their top 10 news stories from 2019 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

Civic engagement? Students reflect on combative impeachment hearing

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In Monday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats summed up their case for impeachment of President Trump. Continue reading

Lesson plan: House drafts impeachment articles

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to find out the latest on the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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