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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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Refugees From Vietnam and Cambodia

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 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...
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Launching Researching: Reading for Gist and Gathering Evidence Using the Research Guide

For Teachers 8th Standards
Let's get to the gist! Pupils work in research teams to gather information about specific refugee experiences from Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Kurdistan. Scholars then try to find the gist of informational texts about their topics,...
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Geography Now! Afghanistan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While Afghanistan may be known for its role in international politics, the lush farming country's other attributes are sometimes overlooked. For example, the country grows a large amount of pomegranates, apricots, and almonds for export....
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New American Roles

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
America has dealt with its fair share of hardships in contemporary history. The resource discusses the events of the Gulf War, September 11th, the Afghanistan War, and The Iraq War. Scholars click on artifacts to learn more information,...
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Afghanistan: Country Report with Questions

For Students 6th - 8th
Building fluency in reading informational text is part of the common core. Get learners reading information about past and current issues related to the country of Afghanistan. They read the seven paragraph passage, then answer four...
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Lesson 3: On the Road with Marco Polo: From Hormuz to Kashgar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young explorers examine the route that Marco Polo and his father traveled to reach China. They examine online maps of the Silk Road and harsh terrain of Afghanistan to determine challenges that may have been encountered during travel.
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The Geography of the Indian Subcontinent

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gloriously adorned with a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, these slides detail important facts and characteristics of South Asian cultures, such as India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and several other surrounding countries. Slides cover the...
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Exploring Afghani Culture through Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Hosseini Khaled's The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns are the anchor texts in a semester-long course that explores Afghani culture and traditions.
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When a Country Loses Its Songs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore music as a cultural tradition. In this global studies lesson, students consider the implications of the loss of childhood songs to a cultural group. Students determine the type of musical "treasures" that are part of...
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Through Many Lenses: How are Countries Depicted by the Media?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you plan to utilize the ABC miniseries, "The Path to 9/11" in your classroom, consider incorporating media literacy and research skills. After (or while) learners view the series, they discuss ways information can differ from source...
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The U.S. in Afghanistan: Analyzing Political Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars take a closer look at the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. In this global issues lesson, students analyze political cartoons related to the War on Terror. Young scholars discuss their impressions of the war and then create...
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Afghanistan: 12 Years Of Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Afghanistan's contemporary history. In this global issues lesson plan, students research print and Internet sources about the Taliban and their control of the nation. Students share their findings with their classmates.
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The Women of Afghanistan

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine traditional role of women in Afghanistan, their experiences under rule of Taliban, and their struggle to provide better lives for themselves, their families, and their country in years since 2001. Students then organize...
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What is life like for a teen in Afghanistan today?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the economic and political structure of Afghanistan. They compare and contrast the Constitution of Afghanistan to the Constitution of the United States. Using the Internet, newspapers, and other resources, students...
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Taking the Witness Stand

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify a pivotal event in world history that they would have liked to have witnessed. They then research this event and write a first-person account of it as if they had been present. Their first-prerson account is modeled...
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Global Intelligence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the war in Afghanistan and the conditions surrounding the hunt for Osama bin Laden after reading the article "Bin Laden and Omar: Far Harder to Find" from The New York Times. After the class discussion, students...
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The Process of Democracy

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students investigate how ballots are cast and counted in the American election process. They research how the process has changed over the years. They study the Electoral College and how it effects the presidency.
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Stand Up For Her Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners consider how different cultural and religious groups perceive girls' education. By addressing differences and identifying common ground, students attempt to arrive at a philosophy of girls' education that takes varying...
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World History/Current Events

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students write a poem discussing the courage, dignity, and hope of the Afghan Students. The poem consists of at least 12 lines. The poem should be illustrated on poster board using images from the magazines.
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Living Through a Drought: Weather, Geography, Afghanistan, Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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Under Construction

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the concept of 'nation building,' focusing on outcomes of U.S. involvement in nation building efforts in Afghanistan, past and present attempts at nation building and how the U.S. should proceed in the war against...
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Alliance or Compliance?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the relationships between and among powers inside and outside Afghanistan in connection to United States military aggression in the territory. They examine the interaction between the Northern Alliance, the Taliban,...