American Experiences Abroad: An Interview
Students interview people who have had experience living in a foreign country. They create reports and present the information to the class regarding the information gathered on the foreign country.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Exploring European Countries
Your class members will each explore a European country of their choice and report back to the class using a creative PowerPoint or Prezi. They will not only include a basic introduction to the country, but also what they discovered...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Public Diplomacy Online Lesson Plan
To build an understanding that there are many perspectives of global issues and that an individual's perspective is influenced by background and experience, class members assume the identity of a person in the global community and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Countries’ Constitutions
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? They watch a video (linked) about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Scholars...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
WANTED: Qualified Candidate for City Manager!
As part of a study of local government, especially the roles played by city officials, class members engage in a simulation in which they assume the role of panel members and interview candidates for the position of city manager.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan
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...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Clark Clifford Personal Account (1969)
The times, they were a changin'. In an article published in the July, 1969, issue of Foreign Affairs Magazine after he left office as the Secretary of Defense, Clark Clifford details how his views of the Vietnam War changed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
International Aid and Fragile States
"States suffering from internal conflict, weak infrastructures, lack of economic development, and general instability are emerging as a large threat to the international security." What factors contribute to the creation of a fragile...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Could Have Been Who
Can word choice affect a candidate's likeability? Use this New York Times lesson to explore how a presidential candidate's likeability factor can fluctuate in public opinion polls. Young readers choose a presidential election from their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable