North versus South– Different Villages
Eighth graders examine the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. In this global issues lesson, 8th graders research the assigned goals and create charts that exemplify the essences of the goals. Students write journal entries...
8th Social Studies & History
Unit 7: North Versus South Different Villages
Students examine international efforts being made to improve quality of life in developing world, and explore through research how United Nations Millennium Development Goals are attempting to eradicate some of world's global issues.
4th - 8th English Language Arts
President Nixon 1969 Inaugural Address
Richard Nixon, newly sworn in as the 37th president of the United States, reflects on the decades between his January 20, 1969 inaugural address and the beginning of the next millennium. Emphasizing the American dream, peace versus war,...
18 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Slums in the Spotlight: Will the Millennium Development Goals’ Target be Met?
Students examine the conditions of slums in the world. In this critical thinking skills lesson plan, students compare the places that people live in the world as they view scenes from the film "Slumdog Millionaire." Students also examine...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
What the United Nations Does for Us
Students examine the importance of the United Nations. In this United Nations lesson, students discuss the United Nations organization, flag, and emblem. Students also discuss and research information on the Millennium Declaration the UN...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History