Social Issues

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

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Have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Labor Day and unions today

Lesson Plan

In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the role unions played in workers’ rights and why we have Labor Day. Continue reading

The 9/11 anniversary in the classroom

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  Teaching the events and aftermath of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 can be challenging because of the complex emotions it stirs up in both…read more

Daily News Lesson: Hong Kong police arrest children’s book authors in free speech crackdown

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Following more arrests related to the Hong Kong protests, PBS NewsHour discusses a children’s book labeled as “seditious” Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Is the Pfizer booster shot necessary to beat the Delta variant?

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PBS NewsHour discusses the next steps for countries as the Delta variant spreads Continue reading

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