Social Studies

Lesson plan: How student inventors can help solve the Earth’s plastic problem

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about invention education and how students are creating solutions to help improve plastic pollution. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Labor Day and Unions Today

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Supporters of the California Grape Boycott demonstrate in Toronto, Ontario, December, 1968. Jessica Govea is in the center, front row, wearing poncho. The Delano grape…read more

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

Study guide: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn about the pro-democracy protests taking place in Hong Kong over the past few months. Continue reading

Learn about Toni Morrison’s life and literary legacy

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison who died at age 88 on Aug. 5, 2019. Continue reading

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