Classroom activity Write a New Year poem inspired by Amanda Gorman’s ‘New Day’s Lyric’ Source; PBS At the end of 2021, poet Amanda Gorman penned a
Category: Lesson plans
Lesson plan; What were the most important stories of 2022?
Directions: Skim the descriptions and watch some of the videos below, and then discuss the following questions: What do you think is the biggest story
Lesson plan; discussing issues that are important to you
Lesson plan Listen to the radio show The Middle and take notes while listening. The radio programs were made before the 2022 midterm elections in
Lesson plan; this year in pictures.
Lesson plan Warm-Up What is the story of 2022? Before looking at the collection of photographs from the past year, brainstorm a list of images,
Lesson plan; The best sites to learn about the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lesson plan Watch the video below and look at the timeline from CBS here. Choose one case that intrigues you and write about it Share
Lesson plan; Detecting deepfakes — don’t be fooled by disinformation
What is deepfake technology? Deepfakes use deep learning artificial intelligence to replace the likeness of one person with another in video and other digital media.
Lesson plan, The Cuban Missile Crisis and Its Relevance Today
This lesson plan is from The New York Times by Jeremy Engle. Lesson Overview Sixty years ago this week, the United States and the Soviet
Lesson plan, Pearl Harbor remembered — “A date which will live in infamy”
Overview This lesson plan is from PBS NewsHour Classroom Lesson by Adelyn Baxter, former PBS NewsHour Classroom online producer Early in the morning of December
LESSON PLAN: AFTER HELPING PILGRIMS, TODAY’S WAMPANOAG TRIBE FIGHT FOR THEIR ANCESTRAL LANDS
For some years now, fall holidays like Columbus Day and Thanksgiving have raised questions as to the origins and purposes of these holidays as well
November News Quiz for Students:
Have you been paying attention to the news recently? See how many of these 16 questions you can get right. Source: The New York Times,
Lesson Plan: ‘How Many Languages Could a Child Speak?’
Make a guess and then find out the answer in this lesson. This Lesson plan is from the New York Times. Lesson Overview Featured Article:
Lesson plan; the 8th Annual Student Review Contest
Join the New York Times in this contest. Open from Nov. 16 to Dec. 14. By The Learning Network Published Nov. 9, 2022Updated Nov. 16, 2022 Do you
Lesson plan; celebrating 100 years of the BBC,
The British Broadcasting Corp. marked 100 years of broadcasting on Tuesday, a century after a group of wireless manufacturers founded the company and began filling
Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News
Teaching Activities for: ‘In Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News’ This lesson plan is from The New York Times. Before reading the article:
Ken Burns in the Classroom
Ken Burns has been making documentary films for over forty years. Since the Academy Award-nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, Ken has gone on to direct