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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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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,...
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Spreading the Word

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze the use of propaganda in the war against terrorism, focusing specifically on the attacks in Afghanistan, exploring the distinction between ideas spread to benefit a cause and those spread to damage an opposing cause.
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Kabul's Troubles

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the many political changes that Afghanistan has endured over the past century in order to better assess the impact of the recent fleeing of the Taliban from the capital of Kabul.
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War in Iraq

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The events leading up to war in Iraq are shown, starting with Desert Storm and President George W. Bush taking office. This news report is peppered with interviews with members of the cabinet and ends with President Bush's decision to...
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Rebuilding a Nation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the challenges faced by Afghanistan today as it begins the rebuilding process after years of war. They work in groups to identify the elements important to rebuilding a society. Each group assembles to...
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Afghanistan Today: Civil War and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War. They analyze the role of religion and cultural identity in shaping governments. They also examine the United States foreign policy.
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Nation Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of nation building. In this diplomacy instructional activity, students research America's nation building efforts in Somalia, Haiti, the Balkans, Guatemala, Cuba, Vietnam, and Grenada. Young scholars...
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Harvest

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research the harvest period in Afghanistan. For this harvest lesson plan, students learn about Afghanistan's weather, games children play, rug designing, harvest songs, and more about the harvest time.