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#SuperCivics2020: How to get along with our political opposites

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson plan, learn how Americans are struggling to approach opposing political opinions with civility instead of contempt and what can be done to fix the problem. Continue reading

Lesson plan – How teens deal with the spread of misinformation

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Find out what young people really think about the news and the spread of misinformation using a variety of short videos produced by PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. Continue reading

President George H.W. Bush’s life as a public servant

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Students will learn about the life of President George H.W. Bush in this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Teen reporters interview Senate candidates about gun control and immigration

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If you were born in 2000, there’s a good chance you will be eligible to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab’s Mason Berger reports on how organizations in Florida are trying to mobilize young voters around issues like the cost of college and gun violence. Continue reading

Decoding Media Bias – Lesson Plan

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Students will view the We The Voters film “MediOcracy,” and then examine current news stories and how they’re covered by the three main cable news outlets. They will conclude by examining news stories for bias/point of view. Continue reading

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