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Warm-up: Brainstorm examples of personal protective equipment (PPE) and predict why there have been limited PPE supplies for hospitals in the United States.

Introducing the Lesson: Review a summary of the story "America's Medical Supply Crisis" from the Associated Press and PBS Frontline and predict the sources that journalists will use to investigate the story

Introducing the Resource: Use comprehension questions for five sections of the film, and use details to evaluate how journalists identify and research questions throughout the story

Discussion Questions: Evaluate themes and structure of the story, "America's Medical Supply Crisis"

Extension Activities: Use details from the news story to produce original projects using expository writing, visual art, or local research.

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