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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - High School Edition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Established by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a nonpartisan institution whose goal is to "increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence." The 15 USIP resources in the...
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Let There Be Peace: Nobel Prize Winners

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the Nobel Peace Prize? After they establish criteria for great leadership, secondary learners read a New York Times article about President Jimmy Carter's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Individuals research the...
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Unit 19: Waging Peace - The Nobel Peace Prize

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Who wins the Nobel Peace Prize and why? While the criteria may seem obvious, some warriors for peace, such as Gandhi, have not been winners. The included resources and discussion questions ask learners to consider who gets the award and...
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Model United Nations Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine current and past problems and situations affecting the United Nations, and explore life, career, and philosophy of Ralph Bunche, American diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Students then prepare portfolios to...
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Was Nobel Noble? Meet the Man

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover the man behind the Nobel Peace Prize. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students research Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Peace Prize and create personal banners including works they would like to be...
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Defining America's Role in the World

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
As the first American president to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and only one of four presidents to do so in United States history, Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy achievements and preservation of peace are often overshadowed by his...
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Phil's Community Connections

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research a Nobel Peace Prize winner to gain understanding of their philanthropic contribution to the global community. In this global peach lesson plan, students identify a Nobel Peace Prize winner, reflect on how their act...
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Nobel Peacekeeping

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the goals of eradicating poverty, preventing conflict and promoting democracy--outlined in Kofi Annan's 2001 Nobel Peace Prize lecture--as they apply to today's news.
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Grade 11 ELA Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

For Teachers 11th Standards
The only way that a heinous act of genocide can succeed is if citizens of surrounding groups and countries turn their backs on those suffering. A thorough language arts module addresses shared central ideas with three separate units,...
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Global Peace and Local Legacies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research the stories of individuals who have received the Nobel Peace Prize. In this global peace lesson, students describe the work of various winners of the Noble Peace Prize, and analyze the choices made by the recipients and...
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“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding Student Activism Through Film

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Malala Yousafzai has become the face of social activism. After watching He Named Me Malala and short student-made films about what young people can do to become instruments of change, class members reflect on what it means to be an...
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Undocumented Immigrants

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Stay or go? As part of a study of immigration and human rights, class members listen to the stories of several immigrants and must decide if the story was their own if they would stay in the United States as an undocumented immigrant or...
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Making Evidence-Based Claims: MLK, Barack Obama

For Teachers 10th Standards
Teach high schoolers how to write arguments and support them with Martin Luther King Jr's Nobel Prize acceptance speech and Barack Obama's Nobel lecture as models. A language arts unit includes multiple strategies and careful scaffolding...
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Nobel Prize Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Nobel Prize lesson plans can give students a way to learn about the people, and achievements that are influencing society.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 3rd
Looking for some ideas of how to lead a meaningful study of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Then this PowerPoint is for you. The presentation outlines a five-day unit of study on the great man. Pupils are introduced to his history, his role in...
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Life and Times: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The life and times of Martin Luther King Jr. are outlined in this simple-yet-informative presentation. This is an image-rich slide show depicting scenes from his personal and public life. A great resource to use with a unit on the civil...
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Introduction to the UN

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read the story UN wins Nobel Peace Prize, this is a way to introduce the United Nations and find out what Students already know. Students draft a formal letter to Kofi Annan the UN Secretary-General which include personal...
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U.S. Presidential Facts Activity

For Students 5th - 8th
For this U.S. Presidents worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about U.S. Presidents to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 15 questions total.
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Barack Obama

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Barack Obama and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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English Lesson Plan on Barack Obama

For Students Higher Ed
In this English worksheet, students read about Barack Obama. Students engage in a variety of reading and listening comprehension activities related to the article on Barack Obama.
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Abuela's Weave Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars read and response to the book, Abuela's Weave. In this African-American literature lesson plan, students discuss pre-reading questions, that focus on family traditions and make predictions about the text. Young scholars...
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Grammar Quiz: Grade 6, Unit 1: The Sentence

For Students 6th
In this grammar worksheet, 6th graders complete 10 multiple choice questions where they choose the correct use of subjects, predicates, complex forms, and more in sentences.
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The Geography of Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine maps of Europe. In this geography skills lesson, students interpret several maps to determine the boundaries of the European Union and respond to assessment questions about the maps.