Santa Fe Study Guide: Have School Shootings Become Part of American Culture? | PBS NewsHour

Santa Fe Study Guide: Have School Shootings Become Part of American Culture? | PBS NewsHour
Santa Fe Study Guide: Have School Shootings Become Part of American Culture? | PBS NewsHour
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Watch the first video, Remembering the Santa Fe Shooting Victims, to learn about the eight students and two teachers who were killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018 near Houston, Texas. Next, read the Associated Press (AP) story about the circumstances surrounding the shooting and answer the discussion in support materials questions below.

Then, watch the second video, Texas School Shooting Days Before Graduation Draws Governor’s Call for New Gun Laws. Consider how the words spoken by student Paige Curry relate to those spoken in the aftermath of the shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

May 22, 2018 video and resource materials from PBS NewsHour.

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