In this lesson, students determine main ideas in new information on fragile states and identify their own and others' points of view.
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.
In this lesson, students will explore controversy about India's midday meal program and consider how school lunches around the world compare to their own experiences.
How do content and form work together in telling a story in the news? This unit/lesson builds on thinking routines developed by Project Zero at Harvard University.
A lesson guide to be used to in conjunction with the Everyday Africa curriculum, and visits with Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill.
Student will discuss the difference between essential facts, secondary facts, and emotive statements.
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.