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22 resources with the keyterm taliban

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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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For The Sake Of Security: U.S.A. Patriot Act & Bill of Rights

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A substantive New York Times article about the U.S.A. Patriot Act, military tribunals, racial profiling, and the Bill of Rights forms the basis for a discussion of the complex interplay of fundamental American rights and the aftermath of...
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Muslim Women/Afghan Women

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students form opinions on common perception about oppression of women in the West. They read specific accounts and determine whether the treatment constitutes oppression. They recognize the danger of stereotyping all Muslim women as...
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Afghanistan: 12 Years Of Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Afghanistan's contemporary history. In this global issues activity, 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 Return of the Taliban

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a news program from Frontline. They discover who the Taliban are and identify their locations on maps. They compare and contrast the changes in Pakistan from 2004 to 2006.
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The Object Is Objectivity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars search for and read articles about the initial United States strike on Afghanistan from non-U.S. news sources, then describe the journalists' perspectives and reflect on how difficult it might be to maintain an objective...
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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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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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Consider the Source

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain how to critically compare news reporting from around the world, focusing on coverage of the Taliban regime. They compare and contrast television and print media reporting on the issue.
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Use the contemporary story of the youngest-ever nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize to teach the power of autobiographies.
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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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Al Qaeda & the Taliban: What threat to the U.S.?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the War on Terror. In this national security lesson, students read articles about the War on Terror and President Obama's foreign policy. Learners respond to discussion questions and debate the presence of U.S. troops...
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The Northeast of Southwest Asia

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Northeast of Southwest Asia worksheet, students make generalizations about factors that have shaped the region including culture and clashes over land. They also write notes about obstacles to progress in the area.
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Afghanistan: A Rich History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study events in Afghanistan in the 1980s and 1990s. They discuss the role of the international community in the rise of the Taliban to power, and consider what can be learned from our country's involvement in Afghanistan.
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Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the role and status of women in Afghanistan. They listen to Laura Bush's radio address, complete a Webquest, explore various websites, answer discussion questions, and read newspaper articles about the status of...
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Country: Afghanistan

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars conduct Internet research to discover the history, culture and religion of Afghanistan. They visit a student-created site that includes a quiz and word search.
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Religious Intolerance in Afchanistan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, as a group, examine and discuss the destruction and planned demolition of Buddhist artifacts in Afghanistan by the Islamic Taliban government. They further research the issue and then hold a simulated summit with Buddhists,...
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The Mission of the Red Cross

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and discus the mission aims of the International Committee of the Red Cross. They draft a letter about the work of the ICRC to the US Secretary of Defense which includes personal opinions on: the mission of the Red...
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September 11th

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the events of September 11, 2001. They complete a Webquest, answer discussion questions, conduct an online scavenger hunt, and research the geography of Asia and Afghanistan, and the culture of the Taliban.
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Conflicting Views

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students complete a Venn diagram comparing the United States and Afghanistan. They research the history of the Taliban and how they relate to the United States and its foreign policy. They write a paper on possible solutions.
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The Fight Against Terrorism

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Fight Against Terrorism worksheet, students complete several passages by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank.
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Comparing Freedoms

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this freedom worksheet, students use a T-chart to compare and contrast the differences between freedom of women in the United States and those under Taliban rule. The T-chart already contains the main differences. Students may list...