Government & Civics

News Roundup: Food insecurity and travel restrictions over holidays

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Discuss why many Americans are struggling this holiday season and how 2021 might be different Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Elevate student voice through the power of listening

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This Thanksgiving, elevate student voice by teaching them how to listen. Based on StoryCorp’s The Great Thanksgiving Listen, students will record an interview with an elder relative and become part of America’s great oral history project. Continue reading

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

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Have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

News Roundup: Trump’s election challenges fail while Biden plans transition

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. Have students record what they found most significant in the summaries…read more

What experts suggest families should and shouldn’t do over Thanksgiving

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Hear from a health expert about what to avoid this holiday season to stay safe Continue reading

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