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Newseum Provides Free History & Civics Teaching Resources, Lesson Plans

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Newseum

Media museum's site offers timely resources mixing history and civics 

Pros: Does a great job explaining the importance of trustworthy media; Today's Front Pages section offers daily content.

Cons: Missing ways for teachers to assign resources and track completion.

Bottom Line: Filled with primary sources, daily content, and lesson plans, this is a valuable site teaching news and media literacy, especially the value of a free and independent press. 

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