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Students examine the United States' response to the current concerns surrounding weapons of mass destruction in both Iraq and North Korea. They participate in a discussion to compare the differences. Then write an editorial.
The Cold War Era (1945 - 1991)
Provide learners with an excellent resource intended on imparting knowledge on the Cold War Era. Starting in 1945 and going all the way to 1991, the Cold War Era included major historical events, such as the Berlin Wall, Warsaw Pact, the Korean War, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Lucky for you, this presentation covers all of it in an interesting and informative way.
North Korea's Nuclear Threat
Students participate in a lesson that focuses on the events of how Korea became a nuclear threat in the world. They use essential questions to help guide the research and come to right conclusions from the information.
New! 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.
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.
Facts About North and South Korea
Students investigate North and South Korea. In this research lesson, students gather facts about North and South Korea. In groups students research using encyclopedias, the internet and other sources. Students compare and contrast the two countries.
The Korean War
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a passage about major events of the Korean War. Students then answer 7 fill in the blank and 7 true/false questions based on the reading.
Balance of (Nuclear) Power
Students research the 11 nations that are either known or suspected to have nuclear weapons. They draft treaties to effect nuclear non-proliferation or disarmament among these 11 countries.
Women of Achievement Month
Successful women make their mark in fields from computers, journalism, labor and racing
The Two Koreas: Will They Ever Reunite?
Students examine the possibility of reunifying Korea. In this Korean history lesson plan, students investigate the events that led to the creation of North and South Korea. Students compose position papers that feature the topic of Korean reunification.
Korea's Geography: How do You Describe a Nation?
Students explore Korean geography. In this Korea instructional activity, students examine maps and handouts on major geographic features of Korea and investigate the advantages and disadvantages of Korea's geography.
Korea: North and South
Students delve into a study of the 2 Koreas. In this Korean history lesson, students research North Korea and South Korea since World War II. Students compare post-war Korea to Korea today and consider the possible of reunification of the countries.
Comparing Korea to Where I Live
Students identify geographical features of Korea using a map. For this Korea lesson plan, students locate Korea, describe geographical features, explain the importance of natural resources, and identify the location of Korea relative to the rest of Asia.
Let's Go to Korea
Students prepare for travel to Korea. In this Korean travel lesson, students discover to steps of obtaining passports, airline flight options to Korea, and study places to see and visit in Korea.
Constructing a Contour Map
Students create contour maps. In this geography skills lesson plan, students design topographic maps that use contuor lines to represent the elevations found in North Korea, South Korea, and Montana.
Words In The News: Japan Textbook Back In Spotlight
High-interest articles are a great way to get struggling readers to tackle difficult vocabulary. Here is a lesson that includes such an article. It is focused around a very interesting and controversial article about the teaching of history in Japan. Your class will learn and practice a series of new vocabulary words and phrases included in the short article. This subject, because of its sensitive nature, should be reviewed before use in your class.
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
"Police Action": The Korean War, 1950-1953
Students investigate facts about the war in Korea in the 1950's and attempt to classify American foreign policy as a triumph or a failure. Why the U.S. became involved and the unpopularity of the war in America forms the focus of this lesson plan.
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.
The Koreas: North and South
In this historical perspectives worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about North and South Korea and then respond to 4 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer based on the information.