Students will expand their understanding of Islam by comparing press coverage to what Muslims in the Middle East are doing to try to prevent the world from misunderstanding what most Muslims believe.
Students will debate what policy Italy should implement when dealing with the migrants from Libya after their role in overthrowing Gaddafi.
Students will analyze the choices for girls in Bangladesh and discuss whether working in the garment industry really does allow women to find more freedom.
Students will come to their own informed conclusion as to whether cash payments to those living in poverty is helpful or simply a hand out.
Students will analyze the role of religion in many different aspects of people’s lives and analyze how deeply faith can impact a society’s progress.
Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.
In the following global affairs lesson plan, students analyze how an author utilizes diverse and conflicting viewpoints to communicate the Iranian perspective of U.S. sanctions.
In the following global affairs lesson plan, students demonstrate understanding of current events in Saudi Arabia by providing objective summaries of three texts from journalist Caryle Murphy.
Students will analyze how authors order ideas and emphasize details to report on a global conflict. They will reflect on injustices they have witnessed and write their own reports on local conflicts.
Students will evaluate President Obama’s Food Plan and discuss/debate whether the initiative will be effective or not.
Students will (1) discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using social media and other forms of communication to bolster a movement and (2) create and present a text that promotes an issue.
Students will integrate information from multiple news sources in order to explore gender inequality issues around the world.