Social Issues

Lesson Plan: Becoming agents for change through the Sustainable Development Goals

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This lesson introduces students to the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), connects SDGs across cultures and explores how we can work towards a healthier, happier and more peaceful world. Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: The trial of Derek Chauvin

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Learn about the testimony in the homicide trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Continue reading

Classroom Resource: Meet Fred Guttenberg, father of Jamie, gun safety advocate

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In this NewsHour lesson, students will meet Fred Guttenberg, father of 14-year old Jamie Guttenberg, who was killed in the Parkland school shooting three years ago. Continue reading

Inauguration special: Gen Z discuss hopes for the future of democracy

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Read the summary, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. For the full playlist, click here. Summary: On Jan. 15,…read more

Lesson Plan: MLK Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and the Capitol Hill Riot

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Use this lesson plan to discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” following the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading

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