Global Issues Teacher Resources
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Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Current events in Africa
Before incorporating current events into your classroom, make sure your learners are informed and critical readers! Compare events as presented by an African and American media source, and help your class understand the impact of bias...
7th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
World War II: Internment in Hawaii
Students examine world history by writing an essay in class. In this World War II lesson plan, students identify the attack on Pearl Harbor, the response from the U.S and the effect it had on Japanese-Americans. Students define Japanese...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Joy Luck Club: Culture and History
Explore San Francisco's Chinatown in a lesson plan about the first few chapters of The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Kids research Chinatown on the Internet and create a virtual tour of the neighborhood, including the foods, cultural events,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Chicago White Sox Win World Series
Young scholars react to a series of statements about the World Series, then read a news article about the Chicago White Sox winning the 2005 World Series. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Arthur's World Neighborhood: Building Global and Cultural Awareness
Kids become global anthropologists as they explore commonalities and differences both in their classroom and expanding across the globe. Throughout several activities, learners conduct partner interviews that culminate in Venn diagrams,...
1st - 4th English Language Arts
The Roaring 20's
Discover the roaring and contradicting nature of the 1920s in the United States. The video provides an overview of laissez faire capitalism in the decade and the nation's dramatic increase in productivity, as well as a variety of other...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 3
How does an author sequence events in a narrative so that the events build on one another and create a tone of mystery, growth, or resolution? As part of a study of narrative writing, class members work in pairs to examine the techniques...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 11: The Historical/Biographical Approach to Literature
New ReviewHow affected is Thinks Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe's personal biography? Using a four corners strategy, and evidence from their readings, class members debate the degree of biographical influence in Achebe's novel.
10th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Assessment and Discussion
"Without concerned citizen action to uphold them (human rights) close to home; we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. . ." Eleanor Roosevelt's comment is used to set the stage for the conclusion of a five-lesson unit...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Argument of the Declaration of Independence
When in the course of a course on historic American events, it becomes necessary for learners to examine, with decent respect, the Declaration of Independence, it becomes evident that there are six separate and equal parts of that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Federal Indian Policy --Self Determination
Students explore Native American self determination. For this Native American history and writing lesson, students discuss and summarize the main points of the Self Determination Act after viewing an interview of a current Montana tribe...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 3: U.S. Neutrality and the War in Europe, 1939-1940
Students examine the U.S. neutrality policies that preceded American involvement in World War II. For this World War II lesson, students explore the events in Europe from 1939 to 1940 and Roosevelt's decision to give military aid to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Giving Beyond Measure-The Diary of Anne Frank
Students read and analyze the play "The Diary of Anne Frank" based on the book of the same name. They identify philanthropic concepts and values in the play and discuss the ways in which specific characters actions affect the events....
6th - 8th English Language Arts