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Lesson plan: Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today. Continue reading

D-Day stories from WWII veterans

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Learn about D-Day with your students using this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Iran retaliates, fires missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about Iran’s missile strikes on an Iraqi airbase that houses American and other international troops. Continue reading

Australia’s wildfires burning since November

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the deadly wildfires raging across Australia. Continue reading

Chile protests for greater economic equality

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Use this NewsHour story to learn about the protests taking place in Chile and why they are so historically significant. Continue reading

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