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Document-Based Essay on U.S. Reaction to North Korean Nuclear Policy
Students compose essays on nuclear policies. In this North Korea lesson, students examine political cartoons and primary documents regarding nuclear build-up by North Korea. Students write essays about North Korea's military goals and the Six-Party Talks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe and Russia: How Are They Doing?
Young scholars consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Young scholars also discuss and rank the characteristics of democracies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 34 Downloads
Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in Iran
Students read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They compare/contrast the situations during the 1950's and the 1970's with regard to internal Iranian politics and U.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Students analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 6 Downloads
Students examine the choices African Americans faced with their new-found freedom after the Civil War. In this African-American history instructional activity, students discuss and define slavery and the types of work Ellen Cook had as a slave.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 27 Downloads
History of Immigration From the 1850's to the Present
Eleventh graders study the history of immigration from 1850 to the present. In this American History lesson, 11th graders compare the 1924 and 1965 immigration acts and give a reasoned opinion on each. Students research, write, and make a presentation on a notable immigrant to the United States.
11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Analyzing the Rhetoric of JFK’s Inaugural Address
“And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your. country.” Did you know that John Kenneth Galbraith, Adlai Stevenson, and Theodore Sorensen helped John F. Kennedy craft his 1961 inaugural address?
9th - 12th Language Arts 37 Views 60 Downloads
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Freedom
Welcome to America, the land of liberty and freedom. Examine the ways in which the terms liberty and freedom have been used in the United States. After researching and analyzing quotations from the past and present, students create an illustrated timeline to display in the way these words have been used throughout history.
5th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 98 Downloads
Share pupil responses to an interactive slide show about a design initiative intended to help the world's poor. The class works in groups to brainstorm ideas, and then prepares sketches of their own design solutions. Each rendering should demonstrate their design.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 143 Downloads
Out in the Cold?
Students investigate how various international relief organizations could provide aid to previously unaided areas throughout Kosovo in preparation for the winter months. Small groups then each write a letter to one of the organizations.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Changing Circumstances, Changing U.S. Foreign Policy
Students examine how relationships between countries change overtime. They identify the factors that play a role in altering the relationships and contribute to U.S. foreign policy toward their country of research. Groups conduct their research using both print and non-print resources and present their information to the remainder of the class.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Cambodia's Quest for Justice
Students observe pictures, articles, maps, charts and other gathered information concerning the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia by participating in a gallery walk. Afterward, they discuss war crimes and the significance of documents.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
1984: How Much Fact in Fiction?
High schoolers compare and contrast the society in Orwell's 1984 with modern society. In this 1984 lesson, students research the historical climate in which Orwell wrote the novel. High schoolers create a comparison chart of privacy issues in the novel versus today's society.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 63 Downloads
U.S. Foreign Policy Interests in the Middle East
Learners investigate the involvement of the United States in the Middle East. In this World History lesson, students research the current policies of the United States with the Middle East by reading several articles on the Internet and watching a video.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 10 Downloads
Students explore different perspectives on withdrawing troops from Iraq. They examine the endings and consequences of other major conflicts in modern history to gain further insight into the situation in Iraq and its uncertain end date.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Oh, Could They But Speak! The MGTV Civil War Battle Flags Project: Lesson 5, Letters From the War
Students work in small groups with "primary sources" from the Civil War. They analyze actual letters (re-typed) that Michigan soldiers from this war wrote. Each group receives a package of letters. They read the letters out loud to each other and make a list of facts and impressions from the letters.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Genocides of the 20th Century
Ninth graders research the causes of the major genocides of the 20th century. They participate in a jigsaw activity and complete a concept map of different genocides, watch and discuss excerpts from the movies "Hotel Rwanda," "The Killing Fields," and "The Armenian Genocide," and answer discussion questions.
9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 48 Downloads