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PBS NewsHour Extra helps teachers and students identify the who, what, where and why-it-matters of the major national and international news stories. The site combines the best of NewsHour's reliable, trustworthy news program with lesson plans developed specifically for students. Standards-aligned resources cover subject areas, including government and civics, STEM, social studies, English, the arts, economics and media literacy. Engaging and thoughtful discussion questions ask students to explore all sides of an issue and extension activities ensure students go beyond just the headlines.

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PBS NewsHour Extra
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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Help your students connect to the rich imagery of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech by learning the history of the speech and then...
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Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 1:02am
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  • Social Studies
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s most memorable speech from his life as an activist, “I Have a Dream,” was delivered August 28, 1963, before more than...
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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:05pm
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The March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famed “I Have a Dream” speech were pivotal events in the Civil Rights Movement. Martin...
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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 1:21pm
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Help your students connect to the rich imagery of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech by learning the history of the speech and then...