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National Security & Surveillance Deliberation
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Should the federal government monitor phone and internet activity through federal offices, such as the National Security Agency (NSA), to protect the...
An Imminent Thaw
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2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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Ice is an essential component of the ecosystem of the Bering Sea region. For example, sea ice cover can dramatically affect the levels of...
Japanese Internment: Injustice or War Necessity?
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  • World War II
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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Audio story, lesson plan and student activities related to the issues, causes, and impact of Japanese internment following Pearl Harbor. Like this...
Artists of Deception: The Ghost Army of World War II
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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Includes: free full lesson plan, captivating audio story, vocabulary, listening comprehension questions, listening guide, worksheets/activites
African Slaves Brought Spirit Symbols to America
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  • 3-5, MS, HS
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Essential question: How do individuals adapt their native culture to cope with change? Includes: full lesson, engaging audio, listening comprehension...
The Giver and Memory
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2018
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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The Giver is about a world without memory. This public radio story talks with author Lois Lowry and how she came up with the idea to write the book...
A Real Life Gatsby
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2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
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In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby James “Jimmy” Gatz becomes Jay Gatsby. Gatz creates a false identity for himself to enter the...
A Wrinkle in Time Continues its Journey
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • MS, HS
A Wrinkle in Time is the hit novel that author Madeleine L’Engle is best known for, but the first dozen people who read it hated it. No publisher...
A Friendship Between Greats: Lewis and Tolkien
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • MS, HS
Two famous authors, CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein, had a deep friendship. CS Lewis helped JRR Tolkien get published, but Tolkien admitted he didn’t even...
Afghanistan: Its Geography and Development
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  • 3-5, MS, HS
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In 1992 a civil war in Afghanistan turned the country upside down. It also littered the country with landmines. In this public radio story we hear...