English & Language Arts

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

What news stories do students want to see in 2019?

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Middle and high school students across the U.S. recently shared what issues they would like to see the news media cover in 2019. Check out what they had to say! Continue reading

Lesson plan: What 2018 news stories mattered most to your students?

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For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2018 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

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