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Greta Thunberg on the urgency of the climate crisis

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn more about Greta Thunberg and other youth activists fight against climate change. Continue reading

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

Racism, coded language and the “politics of distraction” in U.S. history

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss how President Trump’s tweets serve the “politics of distraction” and how racist language has been used as an intentional device to divide the country throughout U.S. history. Continue reading

Super Civics 2020: How to get along with our political opposites

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson plan, learn how Americans are struggling to approach opposing political opinions with civility instead of contempt and what can be done to fix the problem. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The power of photographs from Vietnam to the border crisis

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Use this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan to understand the power of photographs and the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

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