May 29 | Grades 9–12

Friday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. Polio Crusade: American Experience (US History)

Isabel Morgan – Article

The Polio Crusade / Primary Source – Teacher’s Resource

NOVA: Vaccines – Calling the Shots / Immunity & Vaccines – Video and Support Materials


12:30 p.m. Little Women Pt. 3/3 (American Literature)

Defying Convention / Little Women – Video and Support Materials 

Louisa May Alcott / Transcendentalism – Video and Support Materials

American Masters / The Transcendentalists: Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau – Activity


1:30 p.m. Secrets of the Dead: Teotihuacan’s Lost Tomb (World History)

The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony / Native America – Video and Support Materials

The Sun Ceremonies of Teotihuacan / Native America: Cities in the Sky – Video and Support Materials

Teotihuacan's Sun Pyramid under a starry sky
Teotihuacan’s Sun Pyramid. | Still from “The Sun Ceremonies of Teotihuacan | Native America: Cities in the Sky”

2:30 p.m. Latino Americans: War and Peace (US History)

Primary Source Set: Mexican Labor and World War II: The Bracero Program – Webpage

It Was My Duty to Serve / On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam – Video and Support Materials

LA Walkouts – Video

Rita Moreno & West Side Story – Video

A photo of braceros sitting on the back of a flatbed truck holding hoes, 1942.
A photo of braceros sitting on the back of a flatbed truck holding hoes, 1942. | Higgins, Floyd Halleck/Digital Public Library of America/PBS LearningMedia

3:30 p.m. Latino Americans: The New Latinos (US History)

Digging at the Roots of Your Family Tree – Lesson Plan

Stories of Arrival – Lesson Plan

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