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How felony convictions affect voting rights

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In this PBS NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn how people in Florida with felony records are fighting to regain their voting rights and Reverend William Barber’s plan to fight voter suppression. Continue reading

Ahmaud Arbery’s family speaks of their son’s murder

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn about the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed African American in Georgia over two months ago, and steps law enforcement are now taking. Continue reading

Pulitzer Prize winners’ Ida B. Wells and 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn about The 1619 Project and Pulitzer Prize winners Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ida B. Wells (1862-1931). Continue reading

PBS 4-minute news summary: Choose your own current event!

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In this current events lesson, check out PBS NewsHour’s 4-minute news wrap and choose your own story to dive into! Continue reading

Brief But Spectacular: COVID-19 survivor’s story

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, watch the uplifting story of a COVID-19 patient, and learn how you and your students can make your own Brief But Spectacular videos. Continue reading

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