Election 2016

Main takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to examine the testimony of Robert Mueller during Wednesday’s House hearing. Continue reading

Mueller makes statement to say report doesn’t clear Trump

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about Special Counsel’s Robert Mueller’s first public appearance since his appointment two years ago, and why the report continues to divide political leaders and members of the public. Continue reading

Trump’s government shutdown speech through a media literacy lens

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will analyze President Trump’s primetime speech about immigration and the government shutdown. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Bot or not? How fake social media accounts could influence voting

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Social media is an important tool for learning about current events and practicing active and informed citizenship. However, fake Twitter accounts called ‘bots’ have been used to try to influence public opinion—and not always for the better. Continue reading

Hillary Clinton on sexism, racism and Trump’s foreign policy deficits

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Hillary Clinton, the former senator, secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate published her memoir, “What Happened,” last week about the 2016 presidential election in which she lost to Donald Trump. Continue reading

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