May 22 | Grades 9–12

Friday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. Big Pacific: Passionate

Nature: The Emotional Lives of Animals – Article
Friendship in the Animal Kingdom – Video and Support Materials

A group of rhesus macaque monkeys sit together on a tree branch
A group of rhesus macaques sits together on a tree branch. | “Still from “Friendship in the Animal Kingdom” / PBS LearningMedia

12:30 p.m. Howard’s End PT. 2/4 On Masterpiece

Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights – Video
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage – Article


1:30 p.m. Civilizations – What Is Art (Good For)?

Stories Through Art: Telling Personal Stories – Lesson Plan
As Long as I Remember: PTSD and Art as Therapy – Media Gallery
Brundibar and the Children of Terezin – Article
Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin – Video
The Perpetual Act of Making – Article
Culture Shock: You Decide: The Art of Kara Walker – Images
American Masters: Abstract Expressionism – Article
The Case for Jackson Pollock – Video
Curator’s Choice: El Anatsui at Brooklyn Museum – Video

A man crouches over a canvas on the floor and flings paint onto it with a paintbrush.
Jackson Pollock flings paint onto a canvas. | Still from “The Case for Jackson Pollock”

2:30 p.m. Latino Americans: Foreigners In Their Own Land

Stories of Arrival – Lesson Plan
Stories of Arrival Organizer – Printable Activity


3:30 p.m. Latino Americans: Empire of Dreams

Identity, Immigration and Economics: Involuntary Deportations of the 1930s – Lesson Plan
Stereotypes vs. Statistics – Lesson Plan
Journey from Mexico – Video 
Deportations – Video 

An armed forces bugler playing the trumpet in front of the United States Capitol building.
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