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Sudan -- Efforts to Avert Genocide in the Making
Young scholars examine current events in Sudan and their efforts to prevent another genocide. They identify the roles of different humanitarian organizations in the area. They research the efforts to bring those accused of genocide to justice.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
The Genocide Teaching Project
Students investigate what genocide is as well as places that it is found in the 20th century. They trace the history of genocide back to the events that occurred in Sudan's history. Brainstorming ways to prevent the ongoing conflicts and injustices of genocide in the world as well as the United States is covered within this lesson in depth.
10th - 12th Science 13 Views 61 Downloads
Darfur: Violence and the Media
Learners read an article on Darfur prior to class, discuss the conflict in Darfur, visit a series of websites, and complete a worksheet evaluating the reporting and sources used. They view films on genocide to decide if the Darfur conflict is genocide and the possible responses of the international community and their effects.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The World's Newest Nation
Reading comprehension can be fostered in many ways. Learners become informed as the read a New York Times article on the South Sudan, the world's newest nation. They read the article and then answer each of the 12 related questions.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Forms of Government Project
From the United Kingdom's constitutional monarchy to the dictatorship of North Korea, this is a very simple project that will help your class members gain a better understanding of different forms of government that exist around the world. Learners design a poster board in which they must include a map, related current event, government structure, and demographic information of a particular foreign government.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Genocide in Darfur: Is the World Doing Enough?
Students analyze the genocide in Sudan, and debate the obligations of the international community. They develop and create an action plan to implement a humanitarian project in their school and community to aid the citizens of Darfur.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
The Home Stretch
Students study how increasing numbers of refugees from the Darfur region of Sudan are settling in the Midwest. They explore topics of cross-cultural significance for international refugees and their host communities in order to present at a teach-in.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
SOS from Sudan
Students examine the Darfur crisis. In this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to discover details about the history of Sudan, ethnic cleansing by the Arab Janjaweed militias, and the condition of children caught in conflict.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Darfur, Sudan: Beyond the Headlines
Students examine the situation in Darfur, Sudan. They research the situation beyond what is seen in the headlines. They compare and contrast the situation in Sudan with the situation in Rwanda years earlier.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Crisis in Darfur
High school social studies teachers addressing the crisis in Darfur could use elements of this plan to increase social studies vocabulary and research skills. It includes a page of lecture/discussion notes, instructions for creating higher-level questions, and a DBQ essay assignment.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 43 Downloads
God Grew Tired of Us: Culture Clash and Community-Building
Students study the impelled migration of the Lost Boys (and Girls) from their homeland in southern Sudan to refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya and the eventual resettlement of thousands in the United States. They examine culture clash and community-building across multiple scales and contexts:
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 43 Downloads
What's Happening in Darfur? : Sudan, Africa, Current Events, Math
Students explain the crisis in Sudan and are offered background and current information (as of August 2004) about the situation there. The lesson covers the current conflict between the people of Darfur and the Janjaweed militia.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Brothers in Hope
Learners demonstrate their understanding of a book read in class. In this reading comprehension lesson, students participate in a process drama led by their teacher in order to demonstrate their understanding of the book "The Lost Boys of Sudan" by Mary Williams.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads
The Peanut Wizard
Students read and discuss information regarding George Washington Carver and how the peanut became cultivated in the southern colonies of the United States. In this George Washington Carver lesson, students develop vocabulary that relates to the cultivation of the peanut and its origin.
3rd - 5th Science 11 Views 38 Downloads