Social Studies

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: Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb”

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In this NewsHour lesson, students will examine the message and goals of poet Amanda Gorman as she prepares to speak at the presidential inauguration. Continue reading

Brooks & Capehart classroom resource: A transformative two weeks for the U.S.

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Teachers: This past two weeks have been full of news that can be hard to process, but for that reason, is all the…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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