Lessons

Exploring Other Countries

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Internally displaced South Sudanese walk past a U.N. peacekeeper in Bentiu. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.

Internally displaced South Sudanese walk past a U.N. peacekeeper in Bentiu. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.

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A small-scale miner processes gold ore by hand in an informal settlement in Johannesburg. Image by Mark Olalde. South Africa, 2017.

A small-scale miner processes gold ore by hand in an informal settlement in Johannesburg. Image by Mark Olalde. South Africa, 2017.

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A newly-built apartment block in Kafr. Each floor of a new building is worth several times what a farmer can earn in a year by farming the same amount of land. Image by Jahd Khalil. Egypt, 2017.

A newly-built apartment block in Kafr. Each floor of a new building is worth several times what a farmer can earn in a year by farming the same amount of land. Image by Jahd Khalil. Egypt, 2017.

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The remains of a primary school in Maiduguri bombed by Boko Haram in 2014. Image by Glenna Gordon. Nigeria, 2017.

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A boy carrying leaves to feed animals at an informal settlement for displaced people on the outskirts of Maiduguri, capital of Borno State in northern Nigeria. Image by Glenna Gordon. 2017.

A boy carrying leaves to feed animals at an informal settlement for displaced people on the outskirts of Maiduguri, capital of Borno State in northern Nigeria. Image by Glenna Gordon. 2017.

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A mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Image by Elham Shabahat. Rwanda, 2017.

A mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Image by Elham Shabahat. Rwanda, 2017.

Global/World Topic - Speech #5

Every member of your group will have five (5) minutes to present.

Directions: Here are suggested topics to explore when researching your country for your speech presentation:

Use the suggested websites to find information about your country: pulitzercenter.org

 

 

  1. Agriculture/Food
  2. Animals
  3. Clothing
  4. Culture / Art / Music

 

  1. Currency /Economy /Housing /Technology / World-Global position
  2. Education / Schools
  3. Ethnicity / Population
  4. Family / Gender roles / Children

 

  1. Famous people
  2. Flag / Colors / History / Symbol(s) representation
  3. Games / Sports / Recreation
  4. Government / Political leaders

 

  1.  Greetings (How to say: hello, goodbye, thank you, you’re welcome, etc.)
  2. History / Timelines
  3. Holidays / Traditions / Religion
  4. Imports / Exports / Natural resources

 

  1. Indigenous people / Aboriginal /  Natives
  2. Languages
  3. Medical support / Health
  4. Seasons / Temperature / Climate / Weather

 

  1. Topography / Geography / Location
  2. Tourism / Travel costs / Hours of travel to arrive at destination / Time change
  3. Relate your research findings to your major
Educator Notes: 

Global/World Topic - Speech #5

Every student is a member of a group, and they will have five (5) minutes to present on the country their group has selected.

Directions: There are suggested topics given for the students to explore when researching their country.  They should use the pulitzercenter.org website to find information about their country.

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