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Inauguration special: Gen Z discuss hopes for the future of democracy

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Read the summary, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. For the full playlist, click here. Summary: On Jan. 15,…read more

Lesson Plan: Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb”

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In this NewsHour lesson, students will examine the message and goals of poet Amanda Gorman as she prepares to speak at the presidential inauguration. Continue reading

Classroom resource: Three ways to teach the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

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Here are three ways to discuss Wednesday’s insurrection at the Capitol with your class. Continue reading

How to engage students in civil discourse following events at the U.S. Capitol

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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis   In this…read more

Classroom resource: Electoral College confirms Joe Biden for president

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What is Electoral College voting, and why does it happen? Continue reading

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