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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

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

Why ‘Happy Memorial Day’ is painful for some families

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Learn more about Memorial Day and groups like TAPS who help families of fallen servicemembers. Continue reading

Community service: Teaching kindness for kindness’ sake

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As the holiday season draws to a close, ask students to reflect on the meaning of empathy and kindness. In this daily news story, Extra looks at the impact and meaning of community service and why the winter break may be a more challenging time for students than many people may realize. Continue reading

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