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6 things to know about Trump’s national emergency

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Directions: Read the summaries, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. If strapped for time, choose the video and questions that are most…read more

#MonitoringTheMidterms: FBI investigation into Kavanaugh wraps up

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Use this lesson with your students to discuss Thursday’s news that the FBI has wrapped up their investigation on sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

Monitoring the midterms: Political parties continuing role in U.S. elections

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What issues will inspire voters to turn out to vote in November? Check out NewsHour Extra’s “Monitoring the Midterms” classroom series ahead of the 2018 midterms. Continue reading

Political Parties: Two is Company, Three’s a Crowd – Lesson Plan

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The Founders did not intend to create a two-party system and yet that is exactly what has thrived in American history. In this lesson, students watch the We The Voters film “American Party Animals” to better understand the two-party system, and then break into groups to study the role of third-party candidates. Continue reading

Take the Political Party Quiz to find out where you fit!

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Ever wondered where you fit on the political spectrum? Take this quiz to find out! Continue reading

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