April Soc Studies/Civics Programming & Resources


Subject: Social Studies
Grade Level: All

This month's Social Studies/Civics programming & resources.

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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
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Coverage of cultural and historical events, such as tours of unique museums and speeches by notable figures.
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CivicsSocial Studies
6-89-12
Series follows current events and features news, issues, speeches, and interviews related to U.S. government.
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CivicsHistory
9-12
Features military news from the Department of Defense.
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English / Language ArtsHistory
All
Coverage of the latest nonfiction books, authors, and events.
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CivicsSocial Studies
6-89-12
England's prime minister responds to questions from party members and the opposition.
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CivicsSocial Studies
9-12
Unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of congressional floor debates, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
Public-policy programming in its entirety, without commentary.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
High school students and teachers meet with guests to discuss issues and events of national and international importance.
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CivicsTechnology
9-12
Series examines the people and issues that shape telecommunications policy.
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Series features fast-paced games incorporating history, math, spelling, grammar, vocabulary, culture, and nature.
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English / Language Arts
9-12
Live, viewer call-in interview program with current nonfiction authors. This month’s guest is Senator Tom Coburn.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
Roundtable of leading journalists' interviews with figures making the news.
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Series broadcasts from presidential libraries and profiles American presidents with archival footage and expert guests.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
9-12
President Obama's comments on issues facing his administration, followed by a response from the Republican Party.
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9-12
Series features timely and topical conversations with authors, national leaders, and other accomplished individuals.
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Series highlights the accomplishments of U.S. military personnel.
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Civics
9-12
Live, unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of House floor debates, when the House is in session, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.
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Civics
9-12
Live, unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of Senate floor debates, when the Senate is in session, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.
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CivicsEnglish / Language Arts
9-12
Live examination of the issues and events on Capitol Hill, featuring public-policy officials, a point/counterpoint segment, and viewer call-ins. Viewers nationwide are invited to e-mail questions to journal@c-span.org.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
CNN Student News is a ten-minute, commercial-free daily news program designed for middle and high school classes. It is produced by the journalists and educators at CNN. This award-winning show and its companion website are available free of charge throughout the school year.
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HistorySocial Studies
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Round-up of History resources on the Civil War includes video clips, articles, photo galleries, and more.
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HistorySocial Studies
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This interactive from History.com commemorates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and highlights the people, places, events, and technologies on both sides of the conflict.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
The presidential election is not too far away and the race is starting to heat up. This C-SPAN website is a companion to the series and includes all the latest news on the candidates and their campaigns.
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HistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
This episode profiles the general and First Emperor of France from his early years and throughout his military and political career.
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HistoryLanguagesSocial Studies
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This documentary focuses on the history and significance of Cindo de Mayo. Featuring interviews with scholars and primary sources, this program explores the true story behind the day of Mexican independence and also examines the way the holiday has been celebrated and remembered worldwide.
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Personal Development
9-12
This special looks at the gut-wrenching but hopeful stories of three Iraq veterans and their struggles with addiction caused by combat stress.
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HistoryLanguagesSocial Studies
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Online round-up explores the historical and cultural significance of the holiday celebrating the Mexican army's victory over France.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
Examines the economic boom of the 1920s, whether the 1929 crash was predictable, and if it precipitated the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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