Operation Iraqi freedom
Students explain the term "public agenda' and identify the characteristics and components of the media. They read newspapers, watch and listen to newscasts to determine the media's position on the war in Iraq.
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American History Operation Iraqi Freedom
Learners consider the responsibilities of American troops. In this Operation Iraqi Freedom lesson, students watch video segments regarding the work of the Arkansas National Guard. Learners research media sources to determine the balance...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Freedom
Welcome to America, the land of liberty and freedom. Examine the ways in which the terms liberty and freedom have been used in the United States. After researching and analyzing quotations from the past and present, students create an...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Fighting for Democracy, Fighting for Me
Ninth graders investigate specific individuals involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom and working backward to stories from World War II. In this US History lesson, 9th graders read documents that depict the conflicts faced by individuals...
9th Social Studies & History
War and the Media Press Freedom vs. Military Censorship
Students analyze the relationship between war and media. For this media awareness lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on freedom of the press and military censorship. Students participate in an activity...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History