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After Newtown: Classroom Resources for Examining Gun Control

PBS LearningMedia | May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

After Newtown: Classroom Resources for Examining Gun Control

Use these resources about gun violence in your high school government and English language arts classrooms to support the use of informational text and argumentative writing as defined in the Common Core State Standards, and the study of the Bill of Rights and the division of power between the federal governments and individual states.

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Do Now #68: Would Stricter Gun Laws Reduce Gun Violence?

Do Now | March 8, 2013 | 774 Comments

Do Now #68: Would Stricter Gun Laws Reduce Gun Violence?

The question that comes up over and over about gun violence is whether we should have stricter gun laws in place. The main issue comes down to two points: maintaining our rights and ensuring our safety.

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Do Now Round Up: 2012 in Review

Do Now Round-Ups | January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: 2012 in Review

Last week’s Do Now looked back at all that happened in 2012 and we asked students what news story impacted them the most. Most students felt most affected by the school shooting in Newtown, CT. Some expressed a strong memory of the Trayvon Martin murder. Also, we received over 50 comments on our website. To […]

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Do Now #54: Gun Violence in America

Do Now | December 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

Do Now #54: Gun Violence in America

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now After the tragedy that occurred at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut last week, should the […]

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