Social Studies

Responding to growing domestic terrorism amid California synagogue shooting

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan with your students to discuss the shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in San Diego and what the government is doing to prevent more attacks. Continue reading

How a cashless society affects young people and low-income earners

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This NewsHour lesson plan on personal finance examines how the absence of tangible currency and the constant exposure to digital advertising may affect young people’s relationship with money. Continue reading

Students’ take on the college admissions scandal

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about the college admissions bribery scam and to hear directly from students on the matter. Continue reading

What opportunity looks like for these three teens: Trades, dance and service

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to explore the video series, “Opportunity in America” by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, about teenagers who share their dreams, expectations and the barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals. Continue reading

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