Social Studies

Lesson plan: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as visual text

Lesson Plan

Students will examine why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was a defining moment in the Civil Rights Movement and explain their analysis through a visual drawing or illustration. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as a work of literature

Lesson Plan

Students will study Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and discuss the literary influences on King’s speech. Continue reading

Student Voice: During teachers’ strike, LA school felt like a “ghost town”

Student Voice

Learn more about the Los Angeles teacher’s strike through the lens of LA high school senior Noor Aldayeh. Continue reading

Study guide: William Barr’s nomination for attorney general

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn more about the nomination of William Barr for United States attorney general. Continue reading

Native American tribes feel the impact of government shutdown

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn how the government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. Continue reading

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