Students investigate U.S. foreign policy in Middle Eastern countries, and rank their level of support for American military and diplomatic actions.
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For Better or Worse? The Power of Persuasion
How would it feel to be segregated because of your age or background? This journal launches a persuasive writing lesson plan that includes a study of persuasive essays and speeches written and delivered in the 20th century. Class members...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Propaganda - 9/11 and the War on Terrorism
Propaganda is an important topic that most high school social studies teachers address. Here, students compare and contrast methods of public persuasion during WWII with those used in the contemporary War on Terror. Research, discussion,...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
21st century learners live in a media world. Help them develop the skills they need to be able to analyze the barrage of propaganda they face daily, with a resource that introduces them to the type of persuasive appeals found in news,...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Driver's License Task Force
Learners read a handout on unauthorized immigrants and discuss questions. In this current events instructional activity, students engage in a simulation in which they are advisers to the state governor. Learners analyze several proposals...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History