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Super Civics 2020: Impeachment recap for students via Shields and Brooks

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to take a deeper look into the first week since Speaker Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Continue reading

Origins of the impeachment inquiry

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Use this NewsHour current events lesson to discuss the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Continue reading

Racism, coded language and the “politics of distraction” in U.S. history

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss how President Trump’s tweets serve the “politics of distraction” and how racist language has been used as an intentional device to divide the country throughout U.S. history. Continue reading

Lesson plan: The State of the Union Address

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The goals of this NewsHour lesson are to teach students about the history and purpose of the State of the Union and how to evaluate the speech. 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

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