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Cuba_Student_Learning_Outcomes (2016)

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource A summary of the Cuba War and Peace unit, including Essential Questions and recommended texts. 
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Vietnam War and Peace: Essential Questions (2016)

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students will understand the key geopolitical and internal dynamics shaping Vietnam’s history 1956-1963.
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Cuba War and Peace: Lecture II 1952 to 2015

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students consider the causes and consequences of the Cuban Revolution, including the Batista regime, independence movements of Latin America and Cold War geopolitics. Particular attention is paid to the Eisenhower, Castro, Khrushchev and...
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Cuba War and Peace: Lecture I Pre-History to 1952

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Shared Resource Students will understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, Pre-history to 1952.  Learners evaluate the role of geography, imperialism, slavery, island ethnicity, resources and power,...
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Fracking: Positive or Negative Impact?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your teenagers may have heard of fracking, but do they really know what it is? And could they debate the benefits and risks? Educate your environmental science class with a lesson about hydraulic fracturing, non-renewable energy sources,...
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Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
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Essay Writing Tips for APUSH

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Did you know that most DBQ essay responses are longer than the standard essay? Give your AP US history students the tips and tools they'll need to succeed when writing their essays for the AP exam. This handout includes valuable dos and...
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Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After reading Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and discussing background material about domestic violence, class members create a map showing where in their community survivors of domestic violence can get help and...
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Collectivization Paragraph

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was Joseph Stalin's policy of collectivization overall beneficial for the Soviet Union? After reading a variety of primary and secondary source excerpts on the topic, worksheets guide your learners through analyzing the advantages and...
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Cold War Paragraph

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By the end of the 1970s, who was "winning" the Cold War? Your young historians will make an argument on this topic in a very well structured paragraph, focusing on either the political, technological, or economic competition between the...
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WWI Video Research Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give your creative young historians the opportunity to become engrossed in a World War I topic and to express what they've learned by designing a commercial or movie trailer that garners the interest of their classmates. 
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Drafting Board

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a great online interactive activity that will not only spur discussion on free speech and student expression, but will also involve a great deal of practice in identifying claims and supporting them with evidence.
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Rwanda, Past and Present

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the deep and lasting impact of European colonialism on the African continent through the lens of the Rwandan nation. Class members will take part in an experiential activity as Hutus and Tutsis, analyzing the divisive conflict...
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Constitutionality of a Central Bank

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
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The Fed Is Protecting Your Money

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A dollar bill, a check, a credit card, and... a cow? What exactly are the various forms of payment that exist today? Your learners will identify the three functions of money in this lesson plan. In addition, they will discover the most...
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Policy Issue Report

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Acting as executive agencies preparing reports to present to the public, your learners will use these detailed project guidelines and choose from a wide range of policies (i.e. NAFTA, national health care, Israeli relations, and global...
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Documented Rights Educational Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How have groups struggled to have their unalienable rights recognized in the United States? Acting as a research team for the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, your young historians will break into groups to research how people...
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Reader Idea | Thinking Like a Historian About Current World Events

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Check out this fantastic research project where learners work to see the modern world through the eyes of a historian and analyze a contemporary event of their choice. An in-depth reflection on the project is given by the project...
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Elie Wiesel: Speaking Truth to Genocide to Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to discover the efforts of Night author Elie Wiesel to promote awareness of genocide in the world. After watching and reading an interview of Elie Wiesel, high schoolers work to create a living Holocaust museum by...
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Dalai Lama: Free Expression and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How is religious freedom connected to the conflict between China and Tibet? After reading an online passage of background information, your learners will divide into groups and both read and view an interview with the Dalai Lama. They...
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Abubacar Sultan: Children’s Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This is an excellent resource for introducing and exploring the topic of child soldiers. Ethics, history, or theology classes will benefit from the high-quality information. This includes detailed instructions for an introductory...
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In Sickness and in Health

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Based on family history, how likely is it that a couple's children will have a recessive disease? In an in-depth, but easy-to-follow case study, future geneticists learn the story of Greg and Olga, who are hoping to have children, but...
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Harry Wu: Forced Labor

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Over the course of two class periods, young historians explore human rights issues; specifically, forced labor in China. This resource provides everything you need, including relevant vocabulary, an anticipatory activity, and a...
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Lesson 5: Faulkner's As I Lay Dying: Concluding the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As I Lay Dying is a beautiful book and a wonderful vehicle for understanding, interpreting, and comparing themes. The class reads and analyzes the novel, discusses possible interpretations, and characterizations. They compare the themes...