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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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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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Our Shared Humanity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ann Shin's award-winning documentary, My Enemy, My Brother introduces viewers to Zahed Haftlang and Najah Aboud, two child soldiers on opposite sides during the Iran-Iraq war. After viewing the film, class members are asked to reflect on...
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Recurring Nightmares

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Does history really repeat itself? Encourage your middle and high schoolers to answer this age-old question by reading the attached articles on the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 and the Iraq Crisis of 2002. How similar or different are...
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Dictating the Future

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Read the article "Bush Lays Out Goals for Iraq: Self-Rule and Stability" and examine the keys points from President Bush's speech. Whether presented in written text or as an audio bite students will work in groups to research world...
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The Insurgency In Iraq: A Quandary for the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read articles, conduct Internet research and participate in a mock debate to explore the pros and cons of withdrawing from Iraq or remaining in conflict with the insurgency. They consider the difficulties of consensus building...
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Iraq Resolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 9/11 attacks propelled the United States into a period of low-grade war that has existed from that day all the way to current times. By looking at documents from the decision to send troops to Iraq in 2006, scholars connect the...
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On This Day: Capture of Saddam Hussein

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The capture of Saddam Hussein brought to an end a war in the country—but ended only the first chapter in American involvement in the nation. Using clips from his capture, as well as eye witness recollections, pupils explore what happened...
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Geography Now! Iraq

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
For most young learners, Iraq is synonymous with war. But its history includes the first written language, the cradle of civilization, the birth of three major religions, and a vibrant culture. A video resource showcases the lesser-known...
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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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The Rise and Fall of the Assyrian Empire

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An emphasis on constant innovation, efficient administration, and excellent infrastructure was the hallmark of the Assyrian Empire. Introduce viewers to what was considered the first real empire that ruled the Middle East for over 300...
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Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 1979 Iranian Revolution changed the identity of Iran, and in many ways, the Middle East as a whole. High schoolers learn more about the Persian region, history, and government in a brief but explanatory video from Crash Course World...
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Create a Public Opinion Survey: The Middle East in the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though the discrete content here is a pair of New York Times articles about a 1998 military strike on Iraq and the coincident impeachment by the House of Representatives of then-President Clinton, this detailed plan for creating,...
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Lesson: Jeremy Deller: Conversing about Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bridge cultural awareness, community, government, and art with an introspective and thought-provoking lesson plan. Upper graders become globally and socially aware as they analyze and explore the art of Jeremy Deller. They consider his...
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Weighing the War

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Study opposing viewpoints with this lesson, which examines President Bush's September 2004 address at the United Nations. Middle schoolers study the text of the address, and then stage formal debates arguing for or against the reasons to...
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Draft Dilemmas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Consider the possibility of a new U.S. draft with this lesson, which encourages class debate and persuasive arguments. Middle and high schoolers discuss how such a draft might be enacted and how they would feel about it. They write...
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Iraq: War and Peace Activities

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Address conflicting arguments with middle schoolers. They interpret different viewpoints for the Iraq War. After expressing their ideas about the Iraq War, they defend their viewpoint and participate in a persuasive argument for their...
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Saddam Hussein and Modern Iraq

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take your class through a moment in modern history in this presentation, which details the rise of Saddam Hussein and the dynamics between Iraq and its neighbors during the Persian Gulf War and the current Iraq war. Though slightly...
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Iraq, Where's That?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the Middle Eastern countries on the map and the oil-producing countries of OPEC in the region. They examine whether the presence of important producing oil fields qualifies as a characteristic of this region.
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Writing to Argue

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars analyze speeches for or against continued military presence in Iraq. In this writing to argue lesson, students listen to speeches given before Parliament to identify rhetorical devices used.  Young scholars compare...
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Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Compare and contrast World War II to the modern Iraq war with this instructional activity. After watching a film, learners use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a...
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Perceptions of War

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders share perspectives on war with Iraq with students from various countries, and write position papers expressing specific stance on issues.
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As Air Force Grows, So Does Iraqis' Pride

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the Air Force's involvement in the Gulf War.  In this history lesson, students read an article from USA Today about the Gulf War, then answer several questions to check their understanding of the article.