Builder Grade Level

Middle School

Running for the Future of Congo

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.

Technology and Activism in Mexico

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.

Place Matters Introduction

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...

Israel, Palestine, and Idi Amin

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.

The Nanny's Child

This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.

Recycling as a Cultural Issue

Students are asked to read two articles related to religion's take on pollution and two articles from nations where there is an attempt to make recycling a part of the culture.