Lesson Plans on Current Affairs

C-SPAN in the Classroom
  Video Clips with discussion questions.
 
The New York Times Learning Network
  With background information and lesson plans. See the lesson plan archive. For all the articles you find via the Learing Network you can get help on vocabulary and geography. An excellent way for students to read independently.
 
PBS NewHours Extra's Teacher Resources
  Also lesson plans on arts, science, math, etc.
 
Professional Cartoonists
  Five new cartoons each week with lesson plans.
 
USA Today-Education Site
  See Lesson Library.