European Union Teacher Resources
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EU Movement Role Play
Using role play, a graphic organizer, and discussion, your class members will compare and contrast the movement of people and goods between countries in the European Union before and after the organization was established. This is a great way to associate your learners with the European Union and to discuss the impact of free trade, security, and immigration in movement between foreign countries.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
EU Simulation: The European Council
Discover how government and the European Union works with this interactive activity. Small groups form to represent a country and create a profile. The instructor presents an issue to discuss and potential politicians then develop proposals accordingly.
12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Panorama of the European Union
Explore the concept of the European Union interactively. Young travelers go on a European Union scavenger hunt through the "Panorama of the European Union" map publication. The scavenger hunt worksheet provides answers and detailed directions for classroom implementation, though the map itself is not included.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 45 Downloads
European Union Governance
Become familiar with the structure and functions of the European Union. As they conduct internet research, young historians use an attached worksheet to categorize the five main institutions of the EU. A flowchart worksheet also gives learners the opportunity to see the legislative processes laid out.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Deutschland und die Europäische Union (Germany and the European Union)
Introduce your language students in German class to the European Union, including the historic developments, the current structure, and some of the political and social principles behind it with this lesson. In small groups, learners will respond to German music and read, discuss, and highlight information about the European Union.
10th - 12th Languages 3 Views 5 Downloads
Enlarging the European Union - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
First, the class discusses the function and formation of the European Union. They conduct research and watch videos describing global and economic implications of joining the EU. After all of that learning, a small portion of the class takes on the roles of member of the EU, the other members of the class act as nations attempting to petition admission into the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
European Union Simulation: The European Council
Students participate in a simulation of the European Council in which they debate issues and adopt resolutions. After a lecture on the institutions of the European Union and the policymaking process, students choose a country to represent in the simulation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 18 Downloads
European Union and freedom of movement
Students are introduced to the European Union and begin to look inside the significance of the movement. They become familiar with the countries of the EU, gain insight into the concept of "free movement," and research the benefits and disadvantages of joining the EU.
9th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 4 Views 9 Downloads
The EU has always been around, right? Discover the inception, history, forms, and functions of the European Union. A highly informative resource will provide the class with a basic overview of why the EU was formed, how it functions, who's involved, and the services it provides.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students examine the issues surrounding Turkey's membership to the European Union. Using the Internet, they answer discussion questions and discuss the reasons why Turkey wants to join. They write a research paper on a topic of their choice from a list and share their information with the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Eu, Un, and Commonwealth: Keeping Peace
What are the UN, the EU, and Commonwealth? Have the class brainstorm all they know about these powerful international organizations. Then have them compare and contrast the ways in which different countries or political groups work. They debate their opinions on whether or not the UN should become a world power, and determine which group would most likely respond to various global issues.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
European Integration: Who and Why?
This French IV-V instructional activity addresses European integration into the European Union. French language learners research, discuss, and present in the target language. Online research, discussion, and presentations will take approximately 5-7 hours.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 2 Downloads
Count on the Euro
Pupils research the history of the Euro and gain an understanding of the countries involved in the European Union. They identify countries of heritage for themselves and/or classmates. They then make a changeable currency conversion chart and update it weekly.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
An Overview of the European Union, Eurozone, and the European Debt Crisis
This is a solid introduction to the European Union and the debt crisis of the late 2000s through 2012. Class members watch a PowerPoint, take notes, read passages, answer questions, and work in groups to write a fable that illustrates a lesson plan about the financial crisis.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 22 Downloads
European Union Constitution
Learners explore the European Union Constitution and the impact on the various countries involved. They discuss the countries that have rejected the rules and the countries that have accepted them. They imagine they are the head of a school and develop rules about school uniforms in their schools.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads