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Iran Test-Firing of Missiles Article
In this current world events worksheet, 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.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Breaking News English: Iran
In this Iran activity, 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.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Breaking News English: Iran's Ambassador Change
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.
5th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 1 Download
International Formum on Iran's Nuclear Program
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Decoding US Foreign Policy: The Iran-Contra Affair
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.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 17 Views 71 Downloads
Modern Iran (1951 - Today)
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
The Whole World is Watching: Iran, 2009
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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in 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.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The U.S. and Iran: Confronting Policy Alternatives
Students 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Prospect of Democracy in Iran
Students investigate the Iranian presidential election of 2009. In 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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Iran Hostage Crisis (1979-1981)
Eleventh graders explore the Iran Hostage Crisis. In this diplomacy lesson, 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.
11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 34 Downloads
Iran's Role Certain
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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Students 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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
To Kill or Capture
Young scholars 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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Breaking News English: Prepare for War with Iran, Says France
In this English activity, 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.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Top Secret Revealed
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.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads