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In this current world events instructional 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 plan. 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.
Young scholars study the impact of social media. In this Iranian election activity, students examine the outcome of the 2009 election and the public protests that followed it. Young scholars determine how citizen journalism informed people around the world about the event and protests when mainstream media outlets were barred by Iran.
Learners 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.
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. 
Students investigate the Iranian presidential election of 2009. In this world affairs lesson plan, 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 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.
High schoolers read a passage outlining changes that occurred in Iran after WWII, particularly the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini. They answer 5 comprehension questions.
Learners 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.
A great way to learn to understand people and their environment is to study their folktales. Stories from China, Vietnam, India, Iran, Persia, and Palestine offer an opportunity for readers to investigate the cultures of Asia. A list of suggested stories, activities, cross-curriculum, as well as school/home extensions, and assessments are included with the scripted plan.
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.
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.
Students examine the United States' response to suspected nuclear proliferation in Iran and North Korea by participating in a fishbowl discussion and writing letters to President Bush.
Students read and discuss the 1979 occupation of the American Embassy in Iran. They research the nations that are believed to currently pose a threat of terrorism toward the United States and speculate on ways in which these nations' conflicts with the United States could be solved through non-violent means.
Students define the terms pastoralism and nomadic and explain what environmental factors lead people to maintain a pastoralist lifestyle. They examine the physical features of Mongolia, Tibet, and Iran.