This multi-week unit for grades 6-8 on the Out of Eden project can be divided for individual lesson plans. Students explore human migration and its impact by generating digital media.
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 plan is designed as a guide for engaging students in Scott Anderson's "Fractured Lands," a gripping examination into the unraveling of the modern Middle East.
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.
Students explore explore Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin’s project “Cold War Fault Lines," which considers growing military activity in Eastern Europe.
This lesson plan includes exercises that can be used to introduce students to reporting skills that they can apply to reporting projects in their own communities. The lesson plan was designed to be...
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.
This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.
This lesson plan uses current debates surrounding U.S. defense policy to help middle and high school students practice the Common Core Social Studies standards.