Simulation on The Cambodia Peace Settlement

This Simulation on The Cambodia Peace Settlement activity & project also includes:

Can there be peace in Cambodia? Immerse your class in a realistic negotiation setting during a riveting simulation. Learners assume the roles of key players in a group sparring with an opposing group to try to achieve peace in the midst of war crimes and human rights violations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Get your administrators involved by asking them to play two of the key roles in the simulation
  • Assign the background document as homework so pupils are prepared in advance of the role-playing exercise
Classroom Considerations

  • Due to the mentions of violence, war crimes, and human rights violations, it might be a good idea to have the simulation approved by an administrator
  • Check out a computer cart with printers to facilitate the lesson
Pros

  • The lesson plan includes helpful links to prep the class for the simulation
  • Using role play creates a deeper sense of understanding of both past and current events in Cambodia
  • Background information for each character is well-written and helpful to the student portraying them
Cons

  • None
Common Core