U.S. history

Lesson Plan: Contested elections in American history

Lesson Plan

Learn more about contested elections in US history and explore possible legal challenges for the 2020 election Continue reading

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

Lesson Plan

This Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12, have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Labor Day and Unions Today

Lesson Plan

In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the role unions played in workers’ rights and why we have Labor Day. Continue reading

Teaching in the age of coronavirus: Week 7 — Reaching out

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Photo credit: Maximillian Re-Sugiura   By Sari Beth Rosenberg As I sit here in solo quarantine for nearly two months in my cozy New York…read more

Lesson plan: The State of the Union Address

Lesson Plan

Use this NewsHour lesson plan to evaluate the State of the Union speech and learn its history. Continue reading

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