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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

Lesson plan: Covington Catholic incident through a media literacy lens

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Discuss media literacy strategies you can use when it comes to understanding current events and issues, including the confrontation between Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his classmates, and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips on Friday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Continue reading

Study guide: William Barr’s nomination for attorney general

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn more about the nomination of William Barr for United States attorney general. 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

Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

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Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

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