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PBS NewsHour Extra www.pbs.org/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 the PBS NewsHour daily news program with lesson plans and stories developed specifically for students, then delivers them straight to your classroom via standard-aligned resources and instruction strategies to help you engage and empower your students. Lesson plans and resources cover core academic subject areas ranging from government, world and civics to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), and connect students to the most important news stories.

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Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:17am
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These original lessons build upon each other and have an accompanying plot line where the world is fighting a zombie apocalypse and the best and the...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:24pm
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Use this lesson from NewsHour Extra to introduce human rights to your students. Students will explore and learn why it is necessary to have an agreed...
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 4:31pm
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Fake news is making news, and it's a problem. This lesson gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot...
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 7:35pm
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Fake news is making news, and it's a problem. This lesson gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot...
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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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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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This lesson provides information on the contemporary role of the union and helps students to authentically understand the process of negotiations...
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 1:34pm
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This lesson introduces students to contemporary U.S.- International relations as well as provides a simulation to put students in the shoes of the...
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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 11:07am
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Here are three great resources designed to support the March on Washington Lesson Plans and Resources: 1. The 50th Anniversary of the March on...
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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 1:42pm
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A robust lesson plan designed to help students learn about Veterans Day and the issues facing veterans today. Includes videos, an interactive...
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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 1:21pm
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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...