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Lesson Plan: Four mini-lessons on presidential debates

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Explore what makes a debate format work and why presidential debates are important to voters, then watch the next presidential debate Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Hosting a presidential debate

Lesson Plan

Analyze campaign issues and practice formal debate procedures and elements of logic with this lesson. Continue reading

The Democratic National Convention wraps up with Biden acceptance speech

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Watch Joe Biden’s nomination acceptance speech in full and discuss the speech’s appeal to voters. Continue reading

Michelle Obama caps off first night of Democratic National Convention

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Examine the way one candidate is promoted by a leading surrogate and explore the presidential nomination process. Continue reading

Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, candidates look to Nevada, S.C.

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In this NewsHour “Super Civics 2020” lesson, get the latest on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ win in New Hampshire primary and what’s next in Election 2020. Continue reading

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