Students will identify the discriminatory nature of Russia’s Anti-Propaganda Law, analyze ways it violates Russian citizens’ constitutional rights, and propose solutions.
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India's midday meal program is the largest free lunch school program in the world. Through animation, radio reports and articles, students discover the successes and failures of the program.
In this lesson, students evaluate the impact of how an author orders information by analyzing two articles about Filipino women leaving their countries to work as domestic workers in the Middle East.
Students will learn about the state of health care in developing nations, and to draw conclusions about effective health care from their successes and failures.
Students will develop a foreign policy proposal regarding fragile states, which they will plan to submit to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
This lesson uses reporting by Tracey Eaton and Rachel Southmayd to support student understanding around the state of relations between the US and Cuba.
The following land rights lesson plan focuses on how journalist Chris Arsenault used different mediums to emphasize different points while reporting on land rights in Mali.
Students identify how contrasting arguments are presented in articles about native Amazonian populations in Peru. Students will also reflect on a country's responsibility to its native communities.
Students will develop a proposal for the Punjab and Kashmir governments in India to help prevent and eventually eliminate the heroin epidemic.
Students will be able to identify the largest problems facing refugees and construct a campaign to spread the word about how to offer solutions and aid to refugees.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in D.C. and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
Students will learn about the effects of burning coal in Poland and apply their analyses of the articles to create a presentation that they feel will best support advocacy for coal regulation.