Bullets, Big Sticks, and The Bean Trees: The Effect of American Foreign Policy Past, Present, and Future
High schoolers examine the Cold War in Central America using literature, music and research. They determine the long term affects of this Cold War on the United States.
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Diplomacy & Foreign Policy
Young learners can often find it difficult to relate to foreign policy considerations and decisions made by the federal government. This resource offers simple analogies to help convey such concepts as sanctions and diplomacy, and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review President Theodore Roosevelt: Foreign Policy Statesman or Bully?
Can a negative perception of a president's foreign policy harm his or her historical legacy? A project that winds the clock back to the date of Theodore Roosevelt's death puts students at the editorial desk of a fictional newspaper....
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inform your class about foreign policy during the Reagan administration. The resource includes a reading passage that gives an overview of foreign policy decisions made during the Reagan administration and nine questions for pupils to...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Refugees from the Caribbean: Cuban and Haitian “Boat People”
Should refugees fleeing poverty be allowed the same entrance into the United States as those fleeing persecution? High schoolers read about US foreign policy in the late 20th century regarding refugees from Cuba and Haiti, and engage in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
American Foreign Policy: 1920 - 1941
Take your class through the period between World War I and World War II. Covering various treaties and pacts between America and its neighbors - namely, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union- these slides could inspire some political...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Foreign Aid and Remittance
Is providing aid to foreign countries always beneficial? High schoolers explore the basics of foreign aid and remittance, including the percentage of the United States budget that is allocated to foreign aid, and the ways that nonprofits...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Tenses Overview - Present, Past, Future, Simple, Continuous, Progressive, Perfect!
Clarify the difference between different verb tenses with a short, informative language arts video. The instructor guides learners through past, present, and future simple tenses; as well as the perfect, progressive, and perfect...
6 mins 6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
"Police Action": The Korean War, 1950-1953
Learners investigate facts about the war in Korea in the 1950's and attempt to classify American foreign policy as a triumph or a failure. Why the U.S. became involved and the unpopularity of the war in America forms the focus of this...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History