This multi-week unit for grades 9-12 on the Out of Eden project can be divided for individual lesson plans. Students explore human migration and its impact by generating digital media and debating...
Students will illustrate their critical reading of "Fractured Lands" and their assessment of the causes and effects of the crisis in the Arab World by creating a 30-foot timeline.
This lesson provides guidelines for students to create their own play based on "Fractured Lands," a story published by The New York Times Magazine in the print edition on August 14, 2016.
After discussing “Fractured Lands,” groups of students will present on a particular character’s story, contextualizing it in terms of contemporary history, geopolitics, and conflict.
Students analyze Scott Anderson's characterization of a former ISIS fighter in "Fractured Lands" to evaluate media depictions of ISIS and argue for or against the main character's death sentence.
In this lesson, students analyze the impact of reporting the conflict using virtual-reality through discussion and individual reflection.
This lesson uses “What Makes the Kids of Congo Run” by Daniel Socha to introduce students to the situation in Eastern Congo, the challenges youth face, and ways to effect change.
The following global affairs lesson plan for history, ELA, Spanish, and Humanities teachers investigates the use of technology in Mexico to combat corruption, and the impacts of that activism.
This lesson explores careers in photojournalism by studying the work of actual photojournalists.
Students explore explore Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin’s project “Cold War Fault Lines," which considers growing military activity in Eastern Europe.
The following lesson plan for teachers explores how an author balances narrative storytelling and facts while exploring Uganda's connections to Israel over several decades.
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.