Peacebuilders in Action

What contributions have great peacebuilders made to our society? Civic-minded scholars take an in-depth look at people who have made a difference world-wide during the 12th activity in a 15-part series. After researching facts about their assigned peacebuilders, they present them in an open forum.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend the lesson by having individuals create posters for the person they research
  • To focus their reading, ask the class what qualities a good peacebuilder should have before they begin
Classroom Considerations

  • Choose and print biographies about peacebuilders from the Nobel Prize website in advance of the lesson; make sure you have a different person for each student
Pros

  • Adding time constraints to the note-taking portion of the lesson keeps the class focused 
  • Learners take on the role of the person they research when they present their findings at the peacebuilder exchange
Cons

  • None
Common Core