Global Awareness Teacher Resources
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USA Today: Global Awareness Edition
Bring global awareness into the classroom. Young politically minded learners read an article about the ban on arms sales to China and discuss political concerns about this issue. They research other embargos on foreign trade and use a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Global Responses to 9/11
New ReviewAs part of a study of the events of September 11, 2001, class members examine news reports of the attacks found on the front pages of national and international newspapers. Using the provided document analysis worksheet, they compare and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Putin: 'No way back' from democracy
Imagine a meeting between President Bush and Putin. Get your class thinking about global awareness, democracy, and totalitarian modes of government. They examine how two leaders approach major governmental issues and run their countries...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model
A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Chapter 7: Measuring Domestic Output, National Income, and the Price Level
Young economists will enjoy this approachable and informative presentation. It is full of helpful graphs and definitions. Especially interesting will be the graph that measures the global perspective of the underground economy as a...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Journey Along the Silk Road: Writing Your Own Rihla, or Travel Journal
Students develop basic research and writing skills. They explore and interpret and make maps. Students develop a global perspective. Also student explore the relationships between geography, climate and the nature of various societies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Geography/Current Events Project
Fourth graders review the five themes of geography as a class. Using the Balkan region, they identify the physical and human characteristics and label the countries and landforms on a map. They answer geographical questions and analyze...
4th Social Studies & History
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Jungle Project: Creating a Magazine
"The task is your task–yours to dream, yours to resolve, yours to execute." To conclude a study of Upton Sinclair's, The Jungle, groups are tasked with creating a multi-media magazine in which they investigate one aspect of the foods...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Establishing a Global Perspective: Do Values Cross Borders?
Twelfth graders explore values in global perspectives. They discuss values in popular films and complete a timeline of their personal, societal, and key events. They design a photograph that reflects the concept of values. They create...
12th Social Studies & History
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Unlocking and Exploring Folktales
Designed with many of the Common Core standards in mind, this 10-lesson unit is brimming with ELL strategies, teacher's notes, and the best of core instructional methods for teaching the common elements of folktales, and exploring...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed