Cold War Terrorism Teacher Resources
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Tackle ethics in your high school history classes with a Socratic seminar about torture as a means for obtaining information. The plan allows for pupils to take the reins during the seminar. On the first day, class members read several articles and fill out a preparation worksheet. On the second day, the class chooses a moderator and discusses the four given questions. Every individual is required to participate.
Young scholars 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.
In this Nazi dictatorship worksheet, learners read a 7-page selection about German history and then respond to 4 multiple choice questions about Nazi rule.
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
Students examine the wartime killing of civilians in Vietnam through discussion, close reading and research.
Students view a video clip about bombings in Saudi Arabia. They discuss the causes and implications of other recent terrorist attacks. They examine the United States - Saudi Arabia relationship as well.
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.
Students research the motives, actions, and results of U.S. intervention in foreign affairs between the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion and the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Students 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. Students create a comparison chart of privacy issues in the novel versus today's society. Students research internet privacy issues, video surveillance, drug testing, police surveillance, and racial profiling and discuss their findings.
Young scholars 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.
Students research and participate in a simulation of a meeting of African nations. They investigate and attempt to resolve the conflict in Congo and the neighboring nations.
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.
Students investigate nuclear weapons policies. In this global issues lesson, students research policies that the United States could institute to control nuclear weapon production. Students participate in a simulation to determine the policy that would best benefit the United States.
Students exhibit a sensitivity to the Rape of Nanjing and its impact. In this world history lesson, students examine the conflicts surrounding the 1937 Rape of Nanjing.
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.
Young scholars compose essays on nuclear policies. In this North Korea activity, students examine political cartoons and primary documents regarding nuclear build-up by North Korea. Young scholars write essays about North Korea's military goals and the Six-Party Talks.
Students write a few paragraphs that give Students' opinion on how U.S. involvement in foreign affairs, such as in the Middle East, influences the way the rest of the world views the U.S.
Students examine U.S. foreign affairs with the Middle East during the Reagan and Bush presidencies. In this Middle East instructional activity, students watch video segments, examine maps, and listen to music regarding the relationship between the U.S. and Middle Eastern nations in the 1980s and 1990s.
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems instructional activity, 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.
Tenth graders analyze an issue discussing the rights of citizens. They debate after they have formed an opinion and argue the points and evaluate who had the stronger argument.