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Lesson plan: What 2020 news stories mattered most to your students?

Lesson Plan

For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine using Flipboard of their top 10 news stories from 2020 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

Chuck Yeager, first to break the sound barrier, dies at 97

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Charles “Chuck” Yeager was a pilot whose flights in experimental craft contributed to space travel. Continue reading

With a limited supply of vaccine doses coming soon, who gets it first?

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With only enough initial vaccine for a small fraction of the population, who gets it and who decides that? Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Elevate student voice through the power of listening

Lesson Plan

This Thanksgiving, elevate student voice by teaching them how to listen. Based on StoryCorp’s The Great Thanksgiving Listen, students will record an interview with an elder relative and become part of America’s great oral history project. Continue reading

How a Biden administration would try to take on climate change

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Read the summary, watch NewsHour’s video by Christopher Booker and Sam Weber  and answer the discussion questions. A transcript of the video…read more

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