English & Language Arts

Classroom Resource: Meet Fred Guttenberg, father of Jamie, gun safety advocate

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In this NewsHour lesson, students will meet Fred Guttenberg, father of 14-year old Jamie Guttenberg, who was killed in the Parkland school shooting three years ago. Continue reading

Classroom Resource: Share with your students what made Cicely Tyson a pioneering icon

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. To read a transcript of the video, click here. Summary: Cicely…read more

Classroom resource: Explore Amanda Gorman’s Super Bowl poem

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Explore Amanda Gorman’s poem “Three Captains” that she recited during the Super Bowl. Continue reading

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

Lesson Plan: MLK Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and the Capitol Hill Riot

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Use this lesson plan to discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” following the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading

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