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Decision Point: Understanding the U.S.’s Dilemma Over North Korea
Simulate the Situation Room and analyze the US's relationship with North Korea. The plan starts off with a quick review and an examination of a online timeline that updates as the situation continues. Next, the class reads an article and answers some questions about the topic.
7th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students read an article about the relationship between China and North Korea. Individually, they write a paper about a previous experience they have had watching two people negotiate. They role-play the role of producers from National Geographic in which they must describe the border between the two countries and discover why their relationship is strained.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Representing History: North Korea - Behind the Wire
This unit focuses on the differences between North and South Korea as they are seen from an American point of view. Learners view the Frontline documentary, "North Korea Suspicious Minds," complete a series of handouts, read a variety of primary source documents, and engage in a class discussion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 56 Downloads
The Government of North Korea
Ninth graders study the Government of North Korea. They identify the system of government of North Korea today and explain how power is acquired, used and justified by it. They describe the use of propaganda by this government system to influence public opinion and behavior of their own citizens and others.
9th Social Studies & History 36 Views 27 Downloads
Handing a Rogue State: North Korea
Students explore the concept of disarmament. In this North Korea lesson plan, students apply the steps of conflict resolution to the North Korean nuclear crisis as they create flowcharts designed to establish multilateral talks and resolve issues facing North Korea.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
North Korea and the United States
High schoolers analyze U.S. policy toward North Korea. In this foreign policy instructional activity, students conduct research on the relationship between the United States and North Korea. High schoolers prepare for a classroom debate to determine whether the U.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Undercover in the Secret State
Learners examine the current conditions in North Korea. They view and analyze a CNN documentary, research a dissident, answer and discuss questions about the documentary on conditions in North Korea, and identify the technology used by dissidents.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Korean War Lesson Plan
Students study the cause of the Korean War. In this World history lesson, Students read excerpts from two different textbooks, one from South Korea, and one from North Korea. They discuss how the cause of the war differs depending on the resource used.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 21 Downloads
North Korea and Nuclear Weapons Development
Students analyze North Korea's history and their nuclear weapons development. They view a Power Point and work in groups to prepare official United Nations resolutions. After presenting and voting upon the final resolutions, they write a response paper on the effects of the legislation.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Korean War and Its Aftermath
Set the stage for your next lesson on the Korean War with handouts packed with information on the country's history and major events leading up to and following the war. The resource includes three worksheets that provide a historical overview of the country, a study/assignment sheet listing pertinent key terms from the Korean War and its aftermath, and finally a chart comparing the current demographics and economies of North and South Korea.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 27 Downloads
Breaking News English: North Korea To Test Long-Range Missile
In this English worksheet, students read "North Korea to Test Long-Range Missile," 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 2 Downloads
A STUDENT SIMULATION: THE SIX PARTY TALKS
Students participate in a simulation of diplomatic talks regarding N. Korea's nuclear capability. In this foreign policy lesson, students research their assigned country's position on the topic and scenario solutions. Students engage in problem solving with their group and meet with other delegates to find a resolution for their country.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
The Source of Knowledge
Students explore their impressions of several countries and the sources of information that informed those impressions. They examine the changing attitudes of South Koreans toward North Korean by reading and discussing "New Craze in South Korea: The N
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 21 Downloads
This Is Only A Test?
Students investigate countries that have conducted nuclear weapons testing. They read an article, conduct research on the history of first nuclear weapons testing, and present their findings in the form of a television news broadcast from that era.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 43 Downloads