This viewing guide for the documentary "America’s Medical Supply Crisis” leads students in discussion, reflection, and projects that increase public awareness about the PPE shortage in the U.S.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for many of the 30+ essays and creative works that compose The 1857 Project.
These activities model ways that students can apply writing, research, discussion, and visual arts skills to explorations of essays written by students for The 1857 Project.
In this lesson, students read and analyze reporting that investigates the relationship between climate change and migration using both data journalism and wrenching storytelling.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.
In this lesson, students will watch, analyze, and conduct further research based on a Pulitzer Center webinar where infectious disease journalist Jon Cohen speaks on the path to a COVID-19 vaccine.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Bryan Stevenson's essay for The 1619 Project, which traces the legacy of slavery in the contemporary criminal justice system.
Students explore reporting on civil asset forfeiture (the seizure of property police believe is connected to a crime), evaluate perspectives on "policing for profit," and make local connections.
Students explore reporting on the Yemeni war and consider: What forms can war take, and how does it affect civilians directly and indirectly? How can journalists report on a conflict well?
Engage students in a dialogue about democracy with photojournalist Andrea Bruce and members of a re-entry program in Memphis, Tennessee.
Students evaluate two broadcast stories on the battle for land in the Brazilian Amazon in order to craft arguments about how they think land in the Amazon should be used.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.