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Rights Auction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In an engaging activity on universal and unalienable rights, learners work in groups to establish a democratic nation and determine what principles they want to protect to ensure a democratic society. They conduct a "rights auction" in...
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Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present

For Teachers 10th - 12th
You have just entered the Cold War Zone, with 96 slides at your disposal. From changes in government in China, The Marshall Plan, and the Iron Curtain, to the Vietnam War and Ronald Regan, this presentation will help you cover it all. A...
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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Peacebuilding: Taking Home Lessons Learned in Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners take a closer look at one journalist's work on UN Peacebuilding efforts in four African nations: Sierra Leone, Burundi, Central African Republic, and Guinea Bissau. They collaborate to define peacebuilding and discuss the...
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The Crisis in the Ivory Coast

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Through reading a variety of news articles and other informational texts, learners discover the political turmoil and intense ethnic and religious tensions that envelop the Ivory Coast today. Class members research the historical...
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History of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource shows video clips and still images while dramatic music blasts in the background. Written commentary is provided, but it moves quickly. While it probably moves too fast for a note-taking guide to accompany it, consider...
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The 'Question of Palestine'

For Students 7th - 10th
New York Times covers hot topics and current events, now you may use those articles to help young people become more aware. Kids read an article regarding the Israeli-Palestinian agreement and the prospect of Palestine joining the UN....
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Writing Exercises: The Role of the United Nations

For Students 7th - 8th
When did the United Nations begin? Have they been successful at keeping peace? And, what is the Declaration of Human Rights? Each of these questions needs a complete and well-thought-out answer, it's up to your class to do the job. Great...
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The United Nations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What does the United Nations do? This highly informative presentation gives learners an overview of the types of jobs, policies, and functions of the UN. Note: This resource is text-heavy and would be most appropriate for children in...
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Life as a Refugee

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 1 from a Refugees and Human Rights unit is based on the UNHCR video “Working with Refugees.” Pupils gain an understanding of the role the United Nations plays in protecting and assisting refugees worldwide and have an opportunity...
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Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Give your class the opportunity to take the time to examine their beliefs and misconceptions about American foreign policy in other countries. Learners begin by moving around the room to identify to others whether they agree or disagree...
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Eu, Un, and Commonwealth: Keeping Peace

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What are the UN, the EU, and Commonwealth? Have the class brainstorm all they know about these powerful international organizations. Then have them compare and contrast the ways in which different countries or political groups work. They...
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Remembering the Forgotten War

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the major events and significance of the Korean War, including U.S. involvement in the war. In this World History activity, 9th graders read primary source materials to understand the political, social, emotional...
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The United Nations: Fifty Years of Keeping the Peace

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the work of the United Nations. In this United Nations lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the history of the United Nations. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to the...
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United Nations: What It Does for Us

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders will understand what the United Nations Organization does and will be able to identify the aims and purposes of the United Nations. They recognize the seven key areas of the Millennium Declaration.
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The Cold War: 1945-1991

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The best part of this presentation about the Cold War is the various pictures, photos, and maps throughout the slides. The timeline of this time period is difficult to follow in the presentation, as well as the details about several main...
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Post-WWII De-Colonization

For Students 9th - 11th
The end of WWII brought big changes around the world, not the least of which occur in the increasingly decolonized continent of Africa. This slideshow details the developing countries of Ghana, Kenya, Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa, to...
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Forest Loss Slows as Asian Nations Plant

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students survey the loss of forests around the world. In this environmental lesson, students read an article that outlines how forests are being lost and government interaction which encourages forests to be rebuilt.  Activities to...
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Mangrove Loss Faster than Land-Based Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the reasons Mangrove forests are in jeopardy.  In this lesson, students read an article that discusses specific facts on Mangrove forests, then complete numerous activities that reinforce the information, such as...
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Breaking News English: United Nations

For Students 5th - 10th
In this United Nations worksheet, learners read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
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To Join or not to Join the League of Nations - That is the Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate the possible reasons the United States did not become part of the League of Nations. In this World History lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of what might have happened if the United States had joined the...
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US Government: Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a quiz to assess their knowledge of U.S. foreign policy. In this foreign policy lesson, students define vocabulary terms using the textbook in groups and share as the class takes notes. Students create a timeline of U.S....
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Ayiti: Children of Haiti Summit

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the core challenges faced by children in Haiti.  In this World History lesson, 9th graders examine the impact poverty has on access to education, nutrition, basic healthcare, and child mortality.  Students research...
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Simulating a Middle East Peace Summit

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the issues in the Middle East.  In this World History instructional activity, 10th graders research the problems between Palestine and Israel.  Students write a speech on their point of view of the peace process.