November 2016 PBS LearningMedia
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Here's a collection of resources from PBS LearninMedia for November 2016:


Election Day

Video | All About the Holidays: Election Day | K-4

It's Election Day! So why do we always vote on a Tuesday in November? Students get a history lesson in this PBS LearningMedia video!

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Veterans Day

Video | All About the Holidays: Veterans Day | K-4

On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918, World War I ended. Students learn more about the origins of Veterans Day in this PBS LearningMedia video.

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Geography Awareness Week

Video | Importance of Geography | 6-12

It's Geography Awareness Week! Teach students about the importance of geospatial technology and how it tells the story of how the earth works.

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Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Today marks the 153rd anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Use this video of Stephen Colbert reciting the speech + classroom tips for memorization to help students learn the address!

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Most people think Thanksgiving was first observed by the Pilgrims in 1621. It wasn’t! So how did we come to view the Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving as being first? Lesson from WCVE.

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Use these "I Heart Math" videos to teach students the how and why behind mathematical problem-solving, including concepts covering integers, ratios, unit rates, percent and division with fractions.

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National American Indian Heritage Month

The story of Pocahontas is a powerful one, but how much of it is true? Offer students a historical overview with this lesson from NOVA.

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