Afghanistan Teacher Resources
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The Key Holder (Tahilwidar) Tradition in Afghanistan
The fifth in a series of six lessons focusing on Afghan history and art Here's the amazing story of the Tahilwidar, or Key Holder Tradition in Afghanistan. Class groups are assigned roles and then act out the process, developed to keep...
4th - 12th
Living Through a Drought: Weather, Geography, Afghanistan, Maps
Students practice map-reading skills. Using a drought map of Afghanistan from National Geographic's Afghanistan: Land in Crisis site, students study how to recognize drought, where drought can occur, and how drought affects the people...
3rd - 5th
The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The U.S. in Afghanistan: Analyzing Political Cartoons
Students take a closer look at the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. In this global issues lesson plan, students analyze political cartoons related to the War on Terror. Students discuss their impressions of the war and then create their own...
9th - 12th
Refugees From Vietnam and Cambodia
New ReviewThe United States may have pulled its troops from the Vietnam War in 1973, but the conflict was far from over for the citizens living in Asia at the time. An informative resource lets learners know about the wave of over 220,000...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Life in Afghanistan: War, Insecurity, Poverty, and Corruption
Students examine life war-torn Afghanistan. For this current events lesson, students read the provided articles "Security for the Civilian Population," "Corrup-istan," and "Mothers and Daughters of Afghanistan." Students respond to...
9th - 12th