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Review by Polly Conway, Common Sense Education | Updated September 2013

PBS Newshour Extra

Accessible, interactive site for news that piques teens' interest

Subjects & skills
  • Arts
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies

  • Critical Thinking
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San Elijo Middle School
San Marcos, United States
PBS Newshour Extra provides engaging articles, lesson plans, and discussion topics.
Although this website offers many learning opportunities, teachers, as always, will need to tailor the lessons to fit their classes' individual needs. There is quite a bit potential here for integration into existing units, but teachers will need to be selective.
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