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In this current world events activity, students read an article about Iran test-firing missiles and complete eight true or false questions, 10 synonym matching questions, 10 phrase matching questions, and a cloze activity based on the article.
In this Iran worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Iran. Students complete 10 activities total.
In this Iran's Ambassador change worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Iran's Ambassador change. Students complete 10 activities total.
Students are explained that they are going to participate in an international forum to develop a policy addressing Iran's nuclear program. They are divided into six groups of the six countries represented. Pupils develop their policies.
This is a really good lesson. Learners explore US Foreign Policy, the Reagan Administration, and the Iran-Contra Affair through various documents and readers theater. Worksheets, script, and web links are all included. Teaching can't get any easier than this.
Introduce your class to the often-mysterious world of Iran in this informative and engaging presentation. With political, social, and religious upheavals, Iran's recent history is a hot topic in recent news - as is its future. After this presentation and the discussion that will follow, your class will have a strong context for the stormy relationship between Iran, its neighbors, and the United States.
Students study the impact of social media. In this Iranian election lesson, students examine the outcome of the 2009 election and the public protests that followed it. Students determine how citizen journalism informed people around the world about the event and protests when mainstream media outlets were barred by Iran.
Students read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They compare/contrast the situations during the 1950's and the 1970's with regard to internal Iranian politics and U.S. foreign policy.
High schoolers examine the relationship between the United States and Iran. In this global issues lesson, students research policy options the U.S. can take regarding Iran's desire to build more nuclear weapons. 
Students investigate the Iranian presidential election of 2009. For this world affairs lesson, students explore the evidence of democratic values in Iran and consider how the public demonstrations following the elections were received by Iranian leaders as well as leaders of other nations.
Eleventh graders explore the Iran Hostage Crisis. In this diplomacy activity, 11th graders investigate how President Carter handled the crisis as they examine primary sources. Students analyze the information and make cases pertaining to how they would have advised the president in the crisis.
High schoolers read a passage outlining changes that occurred in Iran after WWII, particularly the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini. They answer 5 comprehension questions.
Students read an article about identifing the role of Iran in Iraq. As a class, they examine the truth behind intelligence reports coming from the government. They answer a series of questions and examine the cause and effects of these reports. They pretend they are an advisor to Nancy Pelosi and work together to write reports to her.
Students research Iran and their position on nuclear power.
Students explore how Iran's uranium enrichment-related activities has caused a rift between Russia, the United States, and Europe. They stage a mock summitt to discuss Iran's nuclear program.
Learners read and analyze The New York Times news article "An Assessment Jars a Foreign Policy Debate About Iran." They answer comprehension questions, evaluate both sides of the debate, and write a one page report on the article.
Students read an article about how Iran is getting ready to assemble uranium centrifuges. As a class, they discuss whether is it right to allow United States soldiers to kill Iranians in Iraq who are aggessors. They pretend they are stranded with the Presidents of United States and Iran and create a dialogue between the two. In groups, they discuss what needs to be done to make sure no nuclear weapons destroy the Earth.
In this English worksheet, students read "Prepare for War with Iran, Says France," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
In this English worksheet, students read "Iran to Replace 40 Ambassadors," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Students analyze the relevance of newly-uncovered, revealing C.I.A. document from the 1950's to people today. They explore the details and impact of a secret history of the C.I.A. in Iran by reading and discussing "How a Plot Convulsed Iran in '53." Students examine and analyze, in small groups, related articles in a similar fashion to that done in class with the featured article.