government shutdown

6 things to know about Trump’s national emergency

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Directions: Read the summaries, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. If strapped for time, choose the video and questions that are most…read more

Student breakdown on the government shutdown

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan with your students for the latest on the government shutdown. Continue reading

Native American tribes feel the impact of government shutdown

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn how the government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. Continue reading

Trump’s government shutdown speech through a media literacy lens

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will analyze President Trump’s primetime speech about immigration and the government shutdown. Continue reading

Government shutdown: A teacher’s guide

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Update: What does Congress and the Trump Administration plan to do next now that the three-day government shutdown has ended? Continue reading

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