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53 resources with the concept the iraq war

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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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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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Breaking the Muslim Monolith: Exploring Stereotypes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bringing to light our own tendencies to stereotype is a key step toward becoming open-minded and informed members of a world community. Use this rich resource to discuss the harmful effects of stereotyping, as well as to consider the...
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Women’s Rights in Iraq

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
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Citizens For and Against the War of 1812

For Teachers 8th Standards
Use this exceptional resource to examine the discourse and debate that occurred at the start of the War of 1812 with your class. Learners will first consider their own position on the war in a silent journal writing activity. Then after...
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Veterans' Voyages

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Introduce your middle and high schoolers to a different perspective on war: that of  soldier's. Read Guisseppi Ungaretti's poem "Vigil" to kick-start this instructional activity. After discussing his perspective, read "The Screaming...
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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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On This Day: WikiLeaks Release

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Is Jullian Assange a traitor—or a proponent of government transparency? An interesting resource explores the WikiLeaks release of government documents, Assange's possible motives for releasing the information, and President Obama's...
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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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Preventive War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Those who knocked these buildings down will hear from all of us soon!" - George W. Bush. Scholars investigate and analyze the events of September 11, 2001 in ushering in the Bush Doctrine on foreign policy. Using primary documents as...
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When Should the U.S. Government Send Troops to Another Region of the World?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
A fortified discussion uses precise academic language and factual information to support a position on a controversial topic. After reading an annotated text that presents background information on the 9/11 attacks and on the Darfur...
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George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
John Green provides a fantastic summary of the presidency of George HW Bush, reviewing the president's background experience in the United Nations and the CIA, the presidential election of 1988, foreign policy implications after the end...
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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 instructional activity. Upper graders become globally and socially aware as they analyze and explore the art of Jeremy Deller. They...
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A Fair Trade

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners examine a piece of art to find objects and symbols used by the artist. For this visual art lesson, students look at Jaun Quick-to-See Smith's, "Trade Canoe for Don Quixote." They look for symbols and items that show the artists...
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The U.S. War in Iraq Officially Ends

For Students 9th - 11th
Examine issues and events surrounding US withdrawal of troops from the Iraq War. After reading this New York Times article learners respond to each of the nine who, what, when, where, and why questions. 
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Fire Fight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While somewhat dated (students write letters to President George W. Bush about the Iraq War), this lesson could be a good way to reinforce rhetorical reading and critical thinking. Students examine information regarding Operation Iraqi...
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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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Response to War: How Do You Feel? What Do You Think?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The class discusses how they feel about war. They brainstorm emotions that teens have toward the war in Iraq, and then discuss their opinions of the war in small groups. The discussion is then opened up to the entire class. What do you...
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Speaking Out Against War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the affect the Iraq War has had on citizens taking advantage of their right to express themselves through non-violent protests and pledges of resistance. They research and discuss local community and school events...
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Body Shields: Peaceful Protesters or Iraqi Pawn?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research human shields, mostly European peace activists who stand against war. They guard civilian sites to prevent attack on schools, hospitals, etc. Student research is to include articles by those who support the war as well...