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A Special Free Play for MLK Day 

We delved into the Scope archives to bring you one of our most inspiring plays for Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Teen Freedom Fighters. Your students will be riveted by this story of two teenagers who participated in the historic 1965 protest marches that took place in Selma, Alabama, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

To dig even deeper into the civil rights movement, check out this post featuring learning extensions for another fascinating Scope play about about Claudette Colvin, a brave teen who refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, during the segregated 1950s.

Military Dogs: A Beautiful Video for Veteran's Day

US Army Photo / Alamy Stock Photo

This Veteran's Day, we dug into the Scope archives to bring you a fascinating video about the hardworking dogs of the U.S. military. Your students will learn about the long history of military working dogs and how these four-footed soldiers save thousands of lives each year.




And check out "Call of Duty," the inspiring true story of the powerful bond between Zenit and his handler, Marine Corporal Jose Armenta.