English & Language Arts

How Michigan schools welcome refugees from Syria and Yemen

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the challenges and the triumphs of recent refugee students to the U.S. Continue reading

What’s it like to go to school in a one-room schoolhouse?

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about Wyoming’s school funding model that is not based on the property taxes of a person. Continue reading

What opportunity looks like for these three teens: Trades, dance and service

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to explore the video series, “Opportunity in America” by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, about teenagers who share their dreams, expectations and the barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals. Continue reading

How teachers can discuss New Zealand, violent extremism and Islamophobia

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to teach your students about the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the concepts of white nationalism and Islamophobia. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as a work of literature

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Students will study Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and discuss the literary influences on King’s speech. Continue reading

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