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The Rules of Engagement: The Geneva Convention
Young scholars 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
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 38 Views 138 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
Pilgrims and Puritans
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and misconceptions are also laid to rest.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 107 Downloads
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
Students 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. Students research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
John Calvin and Calvinism
Ninth graders explore selected Internet sites to discover details about the life of John Calvin. In this Reformation lesson, 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 20 Views 72 Downloads
Young scholars 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 young scholars are asked about their existing knowledge of these events.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 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
The Jungle Project: Creating a Magazine
"The task is your task–yours to dream, yours to resolve, yours to execute." To conclude a study of Upton Sinclair's, The Jungle, groups are tasked with creating a multi-media magazine in which they investigate one aspect of the foods industry.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Crash of Flight 111
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this instructional activity. 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 39 Views 159 Downloads
Perfect for middle schoolers in need of review or English langauge learners, this two-page packet focuses on common and proper nouns. Read the information section at the top of the first page, and then identify the nouns (and their type) in the 20 sentences that follow.
5th - 6th English Language Development 39 Views 141 Downloads