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Lesson Plan: Poetry as a window into modern history

Lesson Plan

This poetry lesson illuminates U.S. history, as the poets address profound human connections amid critical events. Continue reading

Lesson plan: The history of vaccination – and opposition to it

Lesson Plan

This NewsHour lesson explores the invention of various vaccines to fight against serious illnesses over time and asks you to think about the implications of vaccine development.  Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Conspiracy theories, then and now

Lesson Plan

  For a Google doc of this lesson, click here. (Note: You will need to make a copy of the Google doc to edit it.)…read more

Lesson Plan: Media literacy — news that’s nice to know, news you need to know

Lesson Plan

Practice media discernment by identifying need-to-know stories vs. want-to-know stories Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The Holocaust — Assessing responsibility and conscience

Lesson Plan

Students will learn about the pressures of society and the struggles of conscience that operated during the Holocaust and in contemporary situations. Continue reading

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