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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.
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. Handouts, web links, and discussion questions are highlights of this short unit.
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.
Students examine population information from East Asian countries. Using a specified website, pupils explore the population of China, Japan, North Korea and South Korea. Classmates examine the population density compared to the world's total population. Students use the internet to complete a worksheet.
Ninth graders analyze the differences among various forms of government to determine how power is acquired and used. They need to have a strong background regarding the rise of totalitarian governments after The Great War and the reasons for Adolph Hitler's anger over the vindictiveness of the Treaty of Versailles.
Teens apply their knowledge of the five themes of geography and relate them to China's Silk Road. They investigate how the Silk Road ended China's isolation from the rest of the west. Note that some of the embedded links no longer work, so you will need to search for replacement websites to refer your class to. Also, the first page of the handout overlaps the teacher's guide, so you will want to recreate it more neatly.
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.
Seventh graders explore desertification in China. In this world geography lesson, 7th graders participate in a classroom activity and write a letter to a Chinese official or an American official describing the affects of desertification in China and why it is an important issue.
Students explore democratic practices in China. In this global studies lesson, students compare and contrast democratic values of the Chinese government with the American government. Students read provided articles and conduct their own research regarding the topic in order to write an expository essay.
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 history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War. They will be enthralled by the growing tension between North and South Vietnam, and the increasing political and military presence of the U.S. It also details the My Lai Massacre, which could prompt a class discussion on the ethics of battle.