Darfur, Sudan: Beyond the Headlines
Students examine the situation in Darfur, Sudan. They research the situation beyond what is seen in the headlines. They compare and contrast the situation in Sudan with the situation in Rwanda years earlier.
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Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, January 2010
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Unit Two: Celebrities and World Issues
Develop media smarts by considering the power of celebrity involvement in world issues. A look at the work of such celebrities as Angelina Jolie, Oprah, and Bono prepare learners to develop their own media campaign for a global...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Extra extra, read all about record levels of civic duty and social responsibility! Here is a handout featuring USA Today news articles on recent surging volunteer rates, such as among college freshmen, celebrity activists, or in the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Can Justice Be Taylor-Made?
Students examine and discuss a quotation used as a slogan for Liberia's former president Charles G. Taylor. After reading an article, they consider the allegations against Taylor. In groups, they research a time period of his life and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Darfur Now Lesson One: Introduction to Darfur Now
Students view a brief film and define vocabulary terms related to genocide. In this civics lesson, students discuss motivations of people to take action against the crisis in Darfur. Students write responses to the film and share one...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History