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The Rules of Engagement: The Geneva Convention
Students view a video clip about the Geneva Convention. They identify the rules of the Convention and why they were put into place. They examine the conditions of prisoner of war camps from other countries as well.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Students are divided into small groups, they work through questions in their groups. They read the story UK terror suspects to come home. Students are then introduced to the phrases' 'human rights' and Geneva Convention and students are asked about their existing knowledge of these events.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
John Calvin and Calvinism
Ninth graders explore selected Internet sites to discover details about the life of John Calvin. In this Reformation lesson plan, 9th graders follow the steps in the provided Web Quest to locate and record information about Calvin as well as Calvinism.
9th Social Studies & History 19 Views 71 Downloads
Words in The News ' "Crunch Time For Climate Change"
Students read about the Geneva Convention, Paris peace treaties, and Kyoto protocol. After discussing the importance of each event, students choose vocabulary words from their readings and answer questions dealing with the topic.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
"Getting Away with Torture?"
Students discuss what they know about the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib. They research policy memos and assess their influence on military personnel. They identify the Geneva Conventions rule on the treatment of prisoners as well.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Do the Research! Reformist John Calvin Regains Authority in Geneva
In this research worksheet, students learn about John Calvin regaining authority in Geneva. Students find information in books or on the Internet. Students then answer 4 general short essay questions.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War.
18 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 37 Views 137 Downloads
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
High schoolers research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII lesson, students complete a KWL chart. High schoolers research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Science: The Quest for Habitable Planets
Students assess an article about the discovery of a potentially earthlike planet. Younger students draw pictures of what they might see in space from a rocket ship's window. In addition, they develop skits of a human meeting an alien for the first time.
4th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students gather a general understanding of terms related to international rules of warfare and human rights, then discuss hypothetical applications of those rules. They write letters expressing their opinion on the current application of these rules.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
The Declaration of War Against Japan and Just War Theory
Students examine the attack on Pearl Harbor and how it changed the history of the United States. After watching a video from "The War", they discuss the characteristics of a "just war" and identify the laws in international warfare. They read FDR's speech declaring war on Japan and discuss how it affected the public.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 52 Downloads
Crash of Flight 111
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this lesson. After watching a video, they discuss the importance of an investigation after a plane crash. They use the same information as the investigators and discover how they determined the cause of the crash.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Gallery Scavenger Hunt for U.S. History
In this U. S. historical facts worksheet, students participate in identifying the various leaders being described, identify places described in detail and fill out a map by following the directions given.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 38 Views 157 Downloads