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Thanksgiving Through the Lens of Native Americans Today: Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving Through the Lens of Native Americans Today: Lesson Plan
 
In this lesson plan for grades 6-12, students will learn about the meaning of Thanksgiving through the lens of today’s Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed the Pilgrims at Plymouth nearly 400 years ago. Then students will examine current issues facing the Wampanoags, including the continued fight for their ancestral lands and the preservation of their native language.
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The Gettysburg Address
 
Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address
 
November 19, 2017 marked the 154th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Use this video resource from our friends at PBS Learning Media to help students understand how the 272-word speech defined the meaning of democracy with such brevity and impact. (Grades: 6-12)
 
A Year in Space & Beyond a Year in Space
Astronaut Scott Kelly's 12-month mission on the International Space Station
Aired November 15 @ 7pm/8 Mtn

A Year in Space follows astronaut Scott Kelly’s 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly.  Beyond A Year in Space introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.

Accompany viewing of the show by you and your students with education resources from the Living and Working in Space Collection on PBS LearningMedia. This collection includes videos and digital media that have been selected to help educators seeking to bring the stories of human space exploration and its early history into classroom instruction.


 
KSPS TV Educational Tours
Learn about broadcast media and production by taking a KSPS TV station tour. Tours are available for schools and groups upon availability. Email your request.
 
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November 2017 KSPS Family Newsletter
KSPS November 2017 Family Newsletter PBS Learning Media - Create a free account
 
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