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Discovering Your Voice Through Poetry - Lesson Plan
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Discovering Your Voice Through Poetry - Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan introduces students to the poetry of Rafael Campo and helps students to find their own voice while gaining confidence writing their own original poetry.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Exploring Identity and Intersectionality in Poetry - Lesson Plan
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Exploring Identity and Intersectionality in Poetry - Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students will look at aspects of identity through an intersectional lens—that is, seeing multiplicities of identities as inextricably linked within a person and their lived, narrative experiences through analysis of three poems.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
From Selma to Montgomery: An Introduction to the 1965 Marches - Lesson Plan
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From Selma to Montgomery: An Introduction to the 1965 Marches - Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students will learn about the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement. They will examine the Voting Rights of 1965 and watch clips from the movie Selma. Most importantly, students will think critically about sources of information.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Heidi's Dilemma - Lesson Plan
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Heidi's Dilemma - Lesson Plan

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Use this powerful lesson plan to help students authentically understand the ethical challenges faced by non-Jewish citizens of Europe during the period of the Holocaust who were asked to risk much to save the lives of others. Students will write an opinion essay.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Lesson Plan - What the United Nations Means Today
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Lesson Plan - What the United Nations Means Today

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In this lesson, students learn more about the work of the United Nations by researching an issue they care about. The second objective is for students to understand the importance of their voice in the world and how to use social media responsibly in order to share their knowledge with the wider community.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Lessons From the Gridiron: The Impact of Concussions - Lesson Plan
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Lessons From the Gridiron: The Impact of Concussions - Lesson Plan

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This lesson is intended to be used with the PBS FRONTLINE documentary "League of Denial" and supports students learning by contextualizing the concussion crisis in the NFL with background on concussions in youth.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Paying for crime – Lesson Plan
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Paying for crime – Lesson Plan

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In four linked activities, students will apply their knowledge of ratios, proportions, fractions, decimals, percents, scientific notation, mean, median, mode, range, and pie graphs to interpret data and statistics regarding the U.S. government’s budget for prisons and correctional services. Then students will synthesize what they have learned and communicate it using diagrams and mathematical evidence.

Subject:
Math 1
Math 3
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
Amy Lein
Date Added:
04/04/2005
Personal Reflections on the Poetry of Maya Angelou - Lesson Plan
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Personal Reflections on the Poetry of Maya Angelou - Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students reflect on the life of Maya Angelou and how her experiences influenced her poetry. Then they will analyze the poem "On the Pulse of the Morning," and discuss their emotional reactions to the poem.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Satire's Role in Current Events - Lesson Plan
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Satire's Role in Current Events - Lesson Plan

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This lesson asks students to think critically about their relationship to comedy–in particular, satire–and explore the question of how it helps us interpret global events. Students will read three articles as part of the lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019
"Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History" - Lesson Plan
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"Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History" - Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students are challenged to identfy negative sterrotypes about women and men. Students are introduced to Anne Bonny (a woman who breaks traditional gender stereotypes) and gives them the opportunity to use creative writing skills to create their own profile on one of four other "rule-breaking" women in history.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NewsHour Productions LLC
Author:
PBS NewsHour Extra
Date Added:
04/23/2019