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Students examine how African societies view their family and ancestors and settle disputes. They create a spirit doll, and role-play conflict resolution using the ancestor figure dolls.
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The Cold War: Eisenhower’s “Chance for Peace”
Examine a section of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's address "Chance for Peace." A selection from the text is included at the top of the page. Class members respond to three questions about specific lines of the address, picking apart...
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Comparing "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" and Chapter 3 of Eagle Song
Fourth graders gain experience comparing multiple versions of a story as they continue reading the book Eagle Song. After first revisiting the article "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" from the previous unit, the class independently...
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Peace Corps Challenge Game- Food from Other Countries
Students examine traditional foods from other cultures. In this Peace Corps Challenge game, students research food preferences and delicacies in other countries and compare to the traditional American cuisine. Students create a menu of...
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How Does the Nobel Peace Prize Work?
What do Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, the Tunisian Nation Dialogue Quartet, Barrack Obama, Bertha Von Suttner, and Malala Yousafzai all have in common? Each of these remarkable individuals is the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. But just...
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Dedicated to Peace: Create a Seal for the Carter Center
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