United Nations Mini-Unit
Young scholars demonstrate the ability to develop questions and ideas to initiate and refine research. They demonstrate the ability to conduct research and to answer questions and evaluate information and ideas. They design World Peace Flags.
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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 End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan
Give your class the opportunity to take the time to examine their beliefs and misconceptions about American foreign policy in other countries. Learners begin by moving around the room to identify to others whether they agree or disagree...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rights of Immigrants in the United States
Based on their understanding of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Rights of Migrants in the United States, groups adopt a human rights perspective and analyze media reports to evaluate how the US is addressing the rights...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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
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
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