Social Issues

Greta Thunberg on the urgency of the climate crisis

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn more about Greta Thunberg and other youth activists’ fight against climate change. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: “Time for School” series tells global story of what going to school really means

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Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and social media, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: 5 teaching resources for Labor Day

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Looking for powerful Labor Day lesson plans and resources? Help students understand the history of the labor movement and its relevance today. Continue reading

The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

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This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

How the Statue of Liberty poem provides a lesson in immigration history

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Trump administration’s changes to immigration policy and how it relates to the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription. Continue reading

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