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Students examine how they are affected by world affairs. After reading an article, they examine Otto Frank's attempts to immigrate to America. Using the New York Times, they identify examples of news, advertisements and photographs that connect to Anne Frank.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 49 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
Life, Camera, Action
Students investigate the history, politics and culture of Somalia. They analyze media coverage and portrayal of the country. They focus on the role of media in reporting on Somalia and the current debate over the film Black Hawk Down.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 17 Downloads
The Frozen Gridiron
Students conduct research for this lesson plan is based on viewing the Historica Footprints, Normie Kwong, Russ Jackson, Ron Lancaster and Angelo Mosca. The first Grey Cup game was played on a cold, blustery day in December 1909. The 1950 Grey Cup-The Mud Bowl-was such a mess at one point that a referee mistakenly thought a Winnipeg player was drowning in a puddle.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
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?
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson plan, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students also discuss and rank the characteristics of democracies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 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 39 Views 61 Downloads
Friends or Foes?
Young scholars discuss Spain's relationship with Europe and the U.S. and research incidents of American-European disagreements regarding international actions and policy. They write essays on how the world might be different if a multipolar world existed.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 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 18 Views 99 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
Deportation and Loss
Seventh graders discuss the issues of isolation and deportation as they are related to the Holocaust. After reading a brief passage about deportation and confinement in a concentration camp, 7th graders discuss the feelings involved in being isolated from family and friends.
7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 18 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?
Young scholars 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. Young scholars create a comparison chart of privacy issues in the novel versus today's society.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 63 Downloads