The United Nations
Learners are introduced to the role of the United Nations. Using the internet, they research its history and its influence on politics and peace. In groups, they create a timeline of significant United Nations conventions since World War II.
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Writing Exercises: The Role of the United Nations
When did the United Nations begin? Have they been successful at keeping peace? And, what is the Declaration of Human Rights? Each of these questions needs a complete and well-thought-out answer, it's up to your class to do the job. Great...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
In an engaging activity on universal and unalienable rights, learners work in groups to establish a democratic nation and determine what principles they want to protect to ensure a democratic society. They conduct a "rights auction" in...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Flag as a Symbol
Though September 11 was the most devastating attack on American soil, it was not the first. Middle schoolers discuss the symbolism of the American flag pulled from the debris at the World Trade Center, and how the flag connects to that...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Growth of a Nation
Young historians explore the identity of the early United States in this four-part lesson series. Working in groups of three, students research the political, economic, and cultural atmosphere of each member of the union prior to 1812,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
If citizens are living abroad, can their children still be considered citizens? How long does citizenship last for someone who has been permitted to work in the country? Here is a fun online interactive game that will help your learners...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What the United Nations Does for Us
Learners examine the importance of the United Nations. In this United Nations instructional activity, students discuss the United Nations organization, flag, and emblem. Learners also discuss and research information on the Millennium...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: United Nations
In this United Nations worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
5th - 10th English Language Arts